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 Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 10:46:00 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||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 Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 10:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.97 meters/second, 1612.7 km/hour, 1002.1 miles/hour or 870.8 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' 32.0"||16.70 mi||west||0° 00' 11.0"||0.21 mi||south||16.70 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 07.4"||1001.98 mi||west||0° 11' 09.0"||12.77 mi||south||1002.19 mi|
|24 hours||11° 11' 24.3"||771.38 mi||east||4° 33' 36.1"||313.32 mi||south||834.18 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Wed 12:46 AM||2578 km||1602 miles||1392 nm||W|
|Papeete||Tue 12:46 AM||2981 km||1852 miles||1610 nm||SSW|
|Honolulu||Tue 12:46 AM||3135 km||1948 miles||1693 nm||NW|
|Adamstown||Tue 2:46 AM||3330 km||2069 miles||1798 nm||S|
|Los Angeles||Tue 2:46 AM||3644 km||2264 miles||1968 nm||NNE|
|Hermosillo||Tue 3:46 AM||3647 km||2266 miles||1969 nm||NE|
|San Francisco||Tue 2:46 AM||3851 km||2393 miles||2079 nm||NNE|
|Phoenix||Tue 3:46 AM||3925 km||2439 miles||2119 nm||NNE|
|Las Vegas||Tue 2:46 AM||3990 km||2480 miles||2155 nm||NNE|
|Rarotonga||Tue 12:46 AM||3998 km||2484 miles||2159 nm||SW|
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