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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 Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun 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: Moon 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.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 18%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 13' South, Longitude: 11° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.84 meters/second, 1615.8 km/hour, 1004.0 miles/hour or 872.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.0"1003.96 miwest0° 11' 55.8"13.66 minorth1004.09 mi
24 hours11° 23' 05.2"787.32 mieast4° 41' 05.1"321.88 minorth850.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FrancevilleTue 3:34 PM237 km148 miles128 nmEast-southeast ESE
AconibeTue 3:34 PM284 km176 miles153 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LibrevilleTue 3:34 PM288 km179 miles155 nmNorthwest NW
Port-GentilTue 3:34 PM306 km190 miles165 nmWest W
DolisieTue 3:34 PM356 km221 miles192 nmSouth-southeast SSE
EbebiyínTue 3:34 PM372 km231 miles201 nmNorth N
BataTue 3:34 PM391 km243 miles211 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Pointe-NoireTue 3:34 PM397 km247 miles214 nmSouth S
CabindaTue 3:34 PM487 km302 miles263 nmSouth S
BrazzavilleTue 3:34 PM540 km336 miles292 nmSoutheast SE

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