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 30, 2013 at 16:06:00 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||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 Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 16:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.26 meters/second, 1617.3 km/hour, 1005.0 miles/hour or 873.3 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' 31.7"||16.75 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||south||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 44.3"||1004.87 mi||west||0° 11' 36.7"||13.30 mi||south||1004.93 mi|
|24 hours||11° 26' 13.7"||791.03 mi||east||4° 37' 20.1"||317.60 mi||south||851.18 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Buka||Thu 2:06 AM||730 km||453 miles||394 nm||SW|
|Arawa||Thu 2:06 AM||731 km||454 miles||395 nm||SW|
|Yaren||Thu 4:06 AM||839 km||521 miles||453 nm||E|
|Gizo||Thu 3:06 AM||851 km||529 miles||460 nm||SSW|
|Palikir||Thu 3:06 AM||869 km||540 miles||469 nm||N|
|Honiara||Thu 3:06 AM||952 km||591 miles||514 nm||S|
|Tarawa||Thu 4:06 AM||1536 km||954 miles||829 nm||E|
|Majuro||Thu 4:06 AM||1582 km||983 miles||854 nm||NE|
|Port Moresby||Thu 2:06 AM||1653 km||1027 miles||893 nm||SW|
|Jayapura||Thu 1:06 AM||2087 km||1297 miles||1127 nm||W|
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