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 Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 17:20:00 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: 9%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:57 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:20 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.08 meters/second, 1519.5 km/hour, 944.2 miles/hour or 820.5 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' 24.3"||15.74 mi||west||0° 00' 05.6"||0.11 mi||north||15.74 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 26.6"||943.97 mi||west||0° 05' 45.6"||6.60 mi||north||944.26 mi|
|24 hours||13° 59' 21.6"||916.59 mi||east||2° 51' 04.7"||196.10 mi||north||944.48 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Easter Island *||Thu 12:20 PM||1010 km||628 miles||545 nm||SSE|
|Adamstown||Thu 9:20 AM||1873 km||1164 miles||1012 nm||WSW|
|Galapagos Islands||Thu 11:20 AM||3251 km||2020 miles||1755 nm||NE|
|Papeete||Thu 7:20 AM||3837 km||2384 miles||2072 nm||W|
|Lima||Thu 12:20 PM||3952 km||2456 miles||2134 nm||E|
|Quito||Thu 12:20 PM||4314 km||2681 miles||2330 nm||ENE|
|Guatemala||Thu 11:20 AM||4451 km||2766 miles||2403 nm||NE|
|San Salvador||Thu 11:20 AM||4454 km||2768 miles||2405 nm||NE|
|Mexico City||Thu 11:20 AM||4493 km||2792 miles||2426 nm||NNE|
|San Jose||Thu 11:20 AM||4508 km||2801 miles||2434 nm||NE|
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