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 11:46:00 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: 45%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Friday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Friday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.96 meters/second, 1587.5 km/hour, 986.4 miles/hour or 857.2 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"||16.44 mi||west||0° 00' 09.2"||0.18 mi||north||16.44 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 30.6"||986.24 mi||west||0° 09' 15.7"||10.61 mi||north||986.03 mi|
|24 hours||11° 01' 44.6"||748.03 mi||east||3° 24' 43.8"||234.56 mi||north||779.26 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Trincomalee||Fri 5:16 PM||578 km||359 miles||312 nm||WSW|
|Kalmunai||Fri 5:16 PM||608 km||378 miles||328 nm||SW|
|Chennai||Fri 5:16 PM||620 km||386 miles||335 nm||WNW|
|Kandy||Fri 5:16 PM||714 km||444 miles||386 nm||SW|
|Visakhapatnam||Fri 5:16 PM||751 km||466 miles||405 nm||NNW|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Fri 5:16 PM||804 km||500 miles||434 nm||SW|
|Colombo||Fri 5:16 PM||807 km||501 miles||436 nm||SW|
|Madurai||Fri 5:16 PM||844 km||525 miles||456 nm||W|
|Bengaluru||Fri 5:16 PM||904 km||561 miles||488 nm||WNW|
|Anantapur||Fri 5:16 PM||954 km||593 miles||515 nm||WNW|
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