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, January 1, 2014 at 17:42:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:14 AM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:40 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 17:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.27 meters/second, 1523.8 km/hour, 946.8 miles/hour or 822.8 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' 22.7"||15.78 mi||west||0° 00' 05.2"||0.10 mi||north||15.78 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 41.7"||946.58 mi||west||0° 05' 23.1"||6.17 mi||north||946.84 mi|
|24 hours||14° 41' 40.2"||967.39 mi||east||2° 43' 48.4"||187.73 mi||north||992.35 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lima||Wed 12:42 PM||788 km||490 miles||426 nm||NE|
|La Paz||Wed 1:42 PM||1405 km||873 miles||758 nm||E|
|Rio Branco||Wed 12:42 PM||1694 km||1053 miles||915 nm||ENE|
|Sucre||Wed 1:42 PM||1694 km||1053 miles||915 nm||E|
|Guayaquil||Wed 12:42 PM||1739 km||1081 miles||939 nm||N|
|Quito||Wed 12:42 PM||1975 km||1227 miles||1066 nm||N|
|Santiago *||Wed 2:42 PM||2022 km||1256 miles||1092 nm||SSE|
|Galapagos Islands||Wed 11:42 AM||2088 km||1297 miles||1127 nm||NNW|
|Córdoba||Wed 2:42 PM||2284 km||1419 miles||1233 nm||SE|
|Asuncion *||Wed 2:42 PM||2575 km||1600 miles||1391 nm||ESE|
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