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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 Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, January 28, 2013 at 16:46:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun 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: Moon 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.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 98%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 28, 2013 at 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 60' North, Longitude: 127° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.14 meters/second, 1602.5 km/hour, 995.7 miles/hour or 865.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.59 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 32' 05.9"995.63 miwest0° 10' 30.4"12.03 misouth995.91 mi
24 hours11° 09' 06.2"763.90 mieast4° 22' 16.8"300.38 misouth823.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DavaoTue 12:46 AM215 km134 miles116 nmWest-southwest WSW
Cagayan de OroTue 12:46 AM300 km186 miles162 nmWest W
General SantosTue 12:46 AM317 km197 miles171 nmSouthwest SW
Marawi CityTue 12:46 AM335 km208 miles181 nmWest W
Cebu CityTue 12:46 AM454 km282 miles245 nmNorthwest NW
BacolodTue 12:46 AM562 km349 miles304 nmWest-northwest WNW
Zamboanga CityTue 12:46 AM592 km368 miles320 nmWest-southwest WSW
Iloilo CityTue 12:46 AM602 km374 miles325 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManadoTue 12:46 AM771 km479 miles416 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TernateTue 1:46 AM796 km495 miles430 nmSouth S

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