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 Monday, March 18, 2013 at 08:30:00 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 37%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Monday, March 11, 2013 at 7:51 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:27 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Monday, March 18, 2013 at 08:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.41 meters/second, 1517.1 km/hour, 942.7 miles/hour or 819.1 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' 30.8"||15.71 mi||west||0° 00' 01.2"||0.02 mi||north||15.71 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 53.5"||942.42 mi||west||0° 01' 12.7"||1.39 mi||north||942.36 mi|
|24 hours||11° 38' 11.3"||755.62 mi||east||0° 03' 00.5"||3.45 mi||north||755.51 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Naha||Mon 5:30 PM||663 km||412 miles||358 nm||N|
|Kaohsiung||Mon 4:30 PM||849 km||528 miles||458 nm||WNW|
|Taipei||Mon 4:30 PM||862 km||536 miles||465 nm||NW|
|Baguio City||Mon 4:30 PM||893 km||555 miles||482 nm||WSW|
|Quezon||Mon 4:30 PM||961 km||597 miles||519 nm||SW|
|Manila||Mon 4:30 PM||972 km||604 miles||525 nm||SW|
|Makati||Mon 4:30 PM||974 km||605 miles||526 nm||SW|
|Foochow||Mon 4:30 PM||1109 km||689 miles||599 nm||NW|
|Xiamen||Mon 4:30 PM||1132 km||703 miles||611 nm||WNW|
|Shantou||Mon 4:30 PM||1228 km||763 miles||663 nm||WNW|
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