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 Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 11:02:00 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: 88%
|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 Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.70 meters/second, 1510.9 km/hour, 938.8 miles/hour or 815.8 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' 30.6"||15.65 mi||west||0° 00' 00.6"||0.01 mi||south||15.65 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 42.7"||938.52 mi||west||0° 00' 36.8"||0.70 mi||south||938.56 mi|
|24 hours||11° 43' 24.3"||758.28 mi||east||0° 41' 29.6"||47.57 mi||south||761.48 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Saipan||Wed 9:02 PM||971 km||603 miles||524 nm||SW|
|Hagåtña||Wed 9:02 PM||1179 km||733 miles||637 nm||SW|
|Wake Island||Wed 11:02 PM||1456 km||905 miles||786 nm||E|
|Palikir||Wed 10:02 PM||1639 km||1019 miles||885 nm||SSE|
|Yokohama||Wed 8:02 PM||2073 km||1288 miles||1119 nm||NW|
|Tokyo||Wed 8:02 PM||2090 km||1299 miles||1128 nm||NW|
|Nagoya||Wed 8:02 PM||2228 km||1385 miles||1203 nm||NW|
|Osaka||Wed 8:02 PM||2292 km||1424 miles||1237 nm||NW|
|Kyoto||Wed 8:02 PM||2296 km||1427 miles||1240 nm||NW|
|Kobe||Wed 8:02 PM||2317 km||1440 miles||1251 nm||NW|
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