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 Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 20:42:00 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: 95%
|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 Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 20:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.04 meters/second, 1522.9 km/hour, 946.3 miles/hour or 822.3 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' 30.7"||15.77 mi||west||0° 00' 03.7"||0.07 mi||south||15.77 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 46.8"||946.09 mi||west||0° 03' 50.8"||4.41 mi||south||946.29 mi|
|24 hours||11° 38' 01.6"||758.48 mi||east||1° 57' 33.2"||134.76 mi||south||774.72 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kufra||Thu 9:42 PM||523 km||325 miles||283 nm||N|
|Al-Fashir||Thu 11:42 PM||667 km||414 miles||360 nm||S|
|Al-Ubayyid||Thu 11:42 PM||950 km||590 miles||513 nm||SE|
|Khartoum||Thu 11:42 PM||981 km||610 miles||530 nm||ESE|
|Ndjamena||Thu 9:42 PM||1284 km||798 miles||693 nm||SW|
|Al Jizah||Thu 10:42 PM||1354 km||841 miles||731 nm||NNE|
|Cairo||Thu 10:42 PM||1358 km||844 miles||733 nm||NNE|
|Alexandria||Thu 10:42 PM||1412 km||877 miles||762 nm||NNE|
|Asmara||Thu 11:42 PM||1627 km||1011 miles||879 nm||ESE|
|Makkah||Thu 11:42 PM||1636 km||1016 miles||883 nm||E|
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