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, February 27, 2013 at 15:36:00 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: 96%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Monday, February 25, 2013 at 8:28 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Monday, March 4, 2013 at 9:54 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.62 meters/second, 1611.4 km/hour, 1001.3 miles/hour or 870.1 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' 30.6"||16.69 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||south||16.69 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 33.2"||1001.17 mi||west||0° 11' 38.5"||13.33 mi||south||1001.13 mi|
|24 hours||11° 57' 42.9"||825.40 mi||east||4° 32' 59.9"||312.66 mi||south||879.68 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lae||Thu 1:36 AM||330 km||205 miles||178 nm||SSW|
|Mount Hagen||Thu 1:36 AM||486 km||302 miles||262 nm||WSW|
|Port Moresby||Thu 1:36 AM||613 km||381 miles||331 nm||S|
|Buka||Thu 1:36 AM||735 km||457 miles||397 nm||ESE|
|Jayapura||Thu 12:36 AM||849 km||527 miles||458 nm||W|
|Arawa||Thu 1:36 AM||853 km||530 miles||460 nm||ESE|
|Honiara||Thu 2:36 AM||1431 km||889 miles||773 nm||ESE|
|Cairns||Thu 1:36 AM||1453 km||903 miles||785 nm||S|
|Manokwari||Thu 12:36 AM||1610 km||1001 miles||869 nm||WNW|
|Palikir||Thu 2:36 AM||1639 km||1018 miles||885 nm||NE|
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