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 Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 17:30:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
|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 Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.26 meters/second, 1574.1 km/hour, 978.1 miles/hour or 850.0 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' 27.2"||16.30 mi||west||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||north||16.30 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 20.2"||978.03 mi||west||0° 10' 30.4"||12.04 mi||north||978.42 mi|
|24 hours||12° 45' 42.6"||863.46 mi||east||4° 27' 07.1"||306.00 mi||north||921.96 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lima||Sat 12:30 PM||1225 km||761 miles||662 nm||E|
|Galapagos Islands||Sat 11:30 AM||1240 km||770 miles||669 nm||N|
|Guayaquil||Sat 12:30 PM||1427 km||886 miles||770 nm||NE|
|Quito||Sat 12:30 PM||1695 km||1053 miles||915 nm||NE|
|La Paz||Sat 1:30 PM||2229 km||1385 miles||1204 nm||ESE|
|Rio Branco||Sat 1:30 PM||2248 km||1397 miles||1214 nm||E|
|Bogota||Sat 12:30 PM||2423 km||1505 miles||1308 nm||NE|
|San Jose||Sat 11:30 AM||2473 km||1537 miles||1336 nm||N|
|Panama||Sat 12:30 PM||2519 km||1566 miles||1360 nm||NNE|
|Sucre||Sat 1:30 PM||2586 km||1607 miles||1396 nm||ESE|
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