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 21, 2013 at 04:40:00 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: 70%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Friday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:39 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Monday, January 21, 2013 at 04:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.94 meters/second, 1529.8 km/hour, 950.6 miles/hour or 826.0 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' 31.5"||15.84 mi||west||0° 00' 04.5"||0.09 mi||north||15.84 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 30.8"||950.33 mi||west||0° 04' 27.1"||5.11 mi||north||950.13 mi|
|24 hours||11° 29' 04.8"||751.48 mi||east||1° 22' 20.0"||94.40 mi||north||754.25 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Sun 6:40 PM||2100 km||1305 miles||1134 nm||W|
|San Jose||Sun 8:40 PM||2565 km||1594 miles||1385 nm||NE|
|Los Angeles||Sun 8:40 PM||2567 km||1595 miles||1386 nm||NE|
|San Francisco||Sun 8:40 PM||2570 km||1597 miles||1388 nm||NNE|
|San Diego||Sun 8:40 PM||2571 km||1597 miles||1388 nm||NE|
|Tijuana||Sun 8:40 PM||2571 km||1598 miles||1388 nm||NE|
|Kiritimati||Mon 6:40 PM||2839 km||1764 miles||1533 nm||SW|
|Las Vegas||Sun 8:40 PM||2930 km||1821 miles||1582 nm||NE|
|Hermosillo||Sun 9:40 PM||2952 km||1834 miles||1594 nm||ENE|
|Phoenix||Sun 9:40 PM||3027 km||1881 miles||1634 nm||NE|
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