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 Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 08:44:00 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: 28%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Monday, March 11, 2013 at 7:53 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:28 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.92 meters/second, 1526.1 km/hour, 948.3 miles/hour or 824.0 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' 30.9"||15.80 mi||west||0° 00' 03.4"||0.07 mi||north||15.80 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 58.1"||948.00 mi||west||0° 03' 25.8"||3.93 mi||north||947.84 mi|
|24 hours||11° 37' 53.7"||759.70 mi||east||0° 56' 43.5"||65.03 mi||north||760.26 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Haikou||Sun 4:44 PM||324 km||201 miles||175 nm||WNW|
|Macau||Sun 4:44 PM||327 km||203 miles||176 nm||N|
|Hong Kong||Sun 4:44 PM||350 km||218 miles||189 nm||NNE|
|Kowloon||Sun 4:44 PM||355 km||220 miles||191 nm||NNE|
|Shenzhen||Sun 4:44 PM||387 km||241 miles||209 nm||NNE|
|Foshan||Sun 4:44 PM||418 km||259 miles||225 nm||N|
|Guangzhou||Sun 4:44 PM||429 km||267 miles||232 nm||N|
|Shantou||Sun 4:44 PM||573 km||356 miles||309 nm||NE|
|Da Nang||Sun 3:44 PM||645 km||401 miles||348 nm||WSW|
|Nanning||Sun 4:44 PM||653 km||405 miles||352 nm||NW|
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