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 Friday, March 1, 2013 at 17:40:00 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: 83%
|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 Friday, March 1, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.00 meters/second, 1569.6 km/hour, 975.3 miles/hour or 847.5 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' 28.1"||16.25 mi||west||0° 00' 09.5"||0.18 mi||south||16.25 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 09.2"||975.07 mi||west||0° 09' 28.8"||10.86 mi||south||974.82 mi|
|24 hours||13° 00' 08.1"||876.23 mi||east||3° 25' 04.3"||234.99 mi||south||900.84 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Weipa||Sat 3:40 AM||99 km||62 miles||54 nm||WNW|
|Cairns||Sat 3:40 AM||544 km||338 miles||293 nm||SE|
|Port Moresby||Sat 3:40 AM||632 km||393 miles||341 nm||NE|
|Lae||Sat 3:40 AM||842 km||523 miles||455 nm||NE|
|Jayapura||Sat 2:40 AM||1182 km||734 miles||638 nm||N|
|Darwin||Sat 3:10 AM||1287 km||800 miles||695 nm||W|
|Alice Springs||Sat 3:10 AM||1502 km||933 miles||811 nm||SW|
|Manokwari||Sat 2:40 AM||1648 km||1024 miles||890 nm||NW|
|Brisbane||Sat 3:40 AM||1926 km||1197 miles||1040 nm||SSE|
|Honiara||Sat 4:40 AM||1928 km||1198 miles||1041 nm||E|
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