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 16:46:00 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: 87%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:39 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:57 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.24 meters/second, 1617.3 km/hour, 1004.9 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' 31.6"||16.75 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||south||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 43.4"||1004.82 mi||west||0° 11' 36.8"||13.30 mi||south||1004.87 mi|
|24 hours||11° 26' 45.2"||791.61 mi||east||4° 37' 11.6"||317.43 mi||south||851.58 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lae||Thu 2:46 AM||692 km||430 miles||374 nm||SSW|
|Buka||Thu 2:46 AM||763 km||474 miles||412 nm||SE|
|Arawa||Thu 2:46 AM||895 km||556 miles||483 nm||SE|
|Port Moresby||Thu 2:46 AM||970 km||603 miles||524 nm||SSW|
|Jayapura||Thu 1:46 AM||986 km||613 miles||532 nm||W|
|Palikir||Thu 3:46 AM||1305 km||811 miles||705 nm||NE|
|Honiara||Thu 3:46 AM||1494 km||928 miles||807 nm||SE|
|Hagåtña||Thu 2:46 AM||1680 km||1044 miles||907 nm||NNW|
|Manokwari||Thu 1:46 AM||1711 km||1063 miles||924 nm||W|
|Cairns||Thu 2:46 AM||1809 km||1124 miles||977 nm||SSW|
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