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, January 2, 2014 at 18:30:00 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: 3%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:16 AM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:41 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.15 meters/second, 1548.5 km/hour, 962.2 miles/hour or 836.1 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' 23.9"||16.04 mi||west||0° 00' 08.2"||0.16 mi||north||16.04 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 03.0"||962.03 mi||west||0° 08' 20.7"||9.56 mi||north||962.39 mi|
|24 hours||14° 02' 58.6"||938.57 mi||east||3° 45' 23.3"||258.24 mi||north||980.74 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Ica||Thu 1:30 PM||244 km||152 miles||132 nm||ENE|
|Lima||Thu 1:30 PM||341 km||212 miles||184 nm||NNE|
|Machu Picchu Pueblo||Thu 1:30 PM||608 km||378 miles||329 nm||ENE|
|La Paz||Thu 2:30 PM||1050 km||653 miles||567 nm||E|
|Rio Branco||Thu 1:30 PM||1222 km||759 miles||660 nm||ENE|
|Sucre||Thu 2:30 PM||1407 km||874 miles||760 nm||ESE|
|Guayaquil||Thu 1:30 PM||1437 km||893 miles||776 nm||N|
|Quito||Thu 1:30 PM||1640 km||1019 miles||885 nm||N|
|Galapagos Islands||Thu 12:30 PM||2031 km||1262 miles||1097 nm||NW|
|Santiago *||Thu 3:30 PM||2161 km||1343 miles||1167 nm||SSE|
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