Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, January 14, 2013 at 04:20:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
- The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 8%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Friday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Friday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Monday, January 14, 2013 at 04:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.49 meters/second, 1596.6 km/hour, 992.1 miles/hour or 862.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 28.8"||16.53 mi||west||0° 00' 11.6"||0.22 mi||north||16.54 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 54.2"||992.03 mi||west||0° 11' 40.3"||13.37 mi||north||992.36 mi|
|24 hours||12° 07' 00.1"||830.04 mi||east||4° 45' 17.0"||326.74 mi||north||895.64 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lae||Mon 2:20 PM||157 km||98 miles||85 nm||NNW|
|Port Moresby||Mon 2:20 PM||167 km||104 miles||90 nm||SSW|
|Mount Hagen||Mon 2:20 PM||443 km||275 miles||239 nm||WNW|
|Buka||Mon 2:20 PM||830 km||516 miles||448 nm||ENE|
|Arawa||Mon 2:20 PM||900 km||559 miles||486 nm||ENE|
|Jayapura||Mon 1:20 PM||976 km||606 miles||527 nm||NW|
|Cairns||Mon 2:20 PM||1007 km||625 miles||544 nm||S|
|Gizo||Mon 3:20 PM||1017 km||632 miles||549 nm||E|
|Honiara||Mon 3:20 PM||1367 km||849 miles||738 nm||E|
|Manokwari||Mon 1:20 PM||1698 km||1055 miles||917 nm||WNW|
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