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 Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 05:12:00 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: 100%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:10 PM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:15 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 05:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.15 meters/second, 1613.3 km/hour, 1002.5 miles/hour or 871.1 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' 29.5"||16.71 mi||west||0° 00' 11.6"||0.22 mi||north||16.71 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 33.4"||1002.40 mi||west||0° 11' 44.1"||13.44 mi||north||1002.47 mi|
|24 hours||12° 05' 14.9"||836.04 mi||east||4° 35' 24.6"||315.39 mi||north||892.36 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Portoviejo||Thu 12:12 AM||436 km||271 miles||236 nm||ESE|
|Esmeraldas||Thu 12:12 AM||484 km||301 miles||261 nm||E|
|Santo Domingo (Ecuador)||Thu 12:12 AM||545 km||339 miles||294 nm||E|
|Guayaquil||Thu 12:12 AM||555 km||345 miles||300 nm||SE|
|Quito||Thu 12:12 AM||619 km||384 miles||334 nm||E|
|Ambato||Thu 12:12 AM||633 km||394 miles||342 nm||ESE|
|Galapagos Islands||Wed 11:12 PM||648 km||403 miles||350 nm||WSW|
|Loja||Thu 12:12 AM||740 km||460 miles||400 nm||SE|
|Cali||Thu 12:12 AM||887 km||551 miles||479 nm||ENE|
|Florencia||Thu 12:12 AM||939 km||583 miles||507 nm||E|
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