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 28, 2013 at 15:56:00 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: 98%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Monday, January 28, 2013 at 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.98 meters/second, 1601.9 km/hour, 995.4 miles/hour or 865.0 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' 32.0"||16.59 mi||west||0° 00' 10.3"||0.20 mi||south||16.59 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 05.5"||995.26 mi||west||0° 10' 28.1"||11.99 mi||south||995.55 mi|
|24 hours||11° 09' 06.4"||763.63 mi||east||4° 21' 36.1"||299.60 mi||south||823.46 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Colonia||Tue 1:56 AM||212 km||132 miles||114 nm||NW|
|Melekeok||Tue 12:56 AM||536 km||333 miles||289 nm||W|
|Hagåtña||Tue 1:56 AM||828 km||514 miles||447 nm||NE|
|Manokwari||Tue 12:56 AM||1161 km||722 miles||627 nm||SSW|
|Jayapura||Tue 12:56 AM||1190 km||739 miles||642 nm||S|
|Davao||Mon 11:56 PM||1531 km||951 miles||826 nm||W|
|General Santos||Mon 11:56 PM||1592 km||989 miles||860 nm||W|
|Manado||Mon 11:56 PM||1778 km||1105 miles||960 nm||WSW|
|Palikir||Tue 2:56 AM||2071 km||1287 miles||1118 nm||E|
|Port Moresby||Tue 1:56 AM||2127 km||1322 miles||1148 nm||SSE|
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