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 Friday, January 18, 2013 at 02:36:00 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: 42%
|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 Friday, January 18, 2013 at 02:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.06 meters/second, 1595.0 km/hour, 991.1 miles/hour or 861.2 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' 32.4"||16.52 mi||west||0° 00' 09.7"||0.19 mi||north||16.52 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 31.0"||991.02 mi||west||0° 09' 47.2"||11.21 mi||north||990.84 mi|
|24 hours||11° 00' 15.5"||749.96 mi||east||3° 38' 35.2"||250.43 mi||north||786.25 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Fri 4:36 PM||1986 km||1234 miles||1072 nm||WSW|
|Honolulu||Thu 4:36 PM||2179 km||1354 miles||1176 nm||NW|
|Papeete||Thu 4:36 PM||3167 km||1968 miles||1710 nm||SSW|
|Los Angeles||Thu 6:36 PM||3560 km||2212 miles||1922 nm||NE|
|San Francisco||Thu 6:36 PM||3619 km||2249 miles||1954 nm||NNE|
|Hermosillo||Thu 7:36 PM||3804 km||2364 miles||2054 nm||NE|
|Las Vegas||Thu 6:36 PM||3924 km||2438 miles||2119 nm||NE|
|Fakaofo||Fri 3:36 PM||3944 km||2451 miles||2130 nm||WSW|
|Phoenix||Thu 7:36 PM||3965 km||2464 miles||2141 nm||NE|
|Rarotonga||Thu 4:36 PM||3993 km||2481 miles||2156 nm||SSW|
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