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, March 20, 2013 at 10:12:00 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: 57%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:28 PM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 9:29 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 10:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.88 meters/second, 1526.0 km/hour, 948.2 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' 31.1"||15.80 mi||west||0° 00' 03.3"||0.06 mi||south||15.80 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 09.3"||947.91 mi||west||0° 03' 25.2"||3.92 mi||south||948.08 mi|
|24 hours||11° 29' 19.3"||750.14 mi||east||1° 46' 27.9"||122.04 mi||south||763.88 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Baguio City||Wed 6:12 PM||738 km||459 miles||399 nm||WSW|
|Kaohsiung||Wed 6:12 PM||785 km||488 miles||424 nm||WNW|
|Quezon||Wed 6:12 PM||802 km||498 miles||433 nm||SW|
|Manila||Wed 6:12 PM||813 km||505 miles||439 nm||SW|
|Makati||Wed 6:12 PM||815 km||507 miles||440 nm||SW|
|Taipei||Wed 6:12 PM||843 km||524 miles||455 nm||NW|
|Xiamen||Wed 6:12 PM||1073 km||667 miles||579 nm||NW|
|Foochow||Wed 6:12 PM||1081 km||671 miles||583 nm||NW|
|Shantou||Wed 6:12 PM||1149 km||714 miles||620 nm||WNW|
|Kowloon||Wed 6:12 PM||1356 km||842 miles||732 nm||WNW|
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