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 21:32:00 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 21:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.10 meters/second, 1551.9 km/hour, 964.3 miles/hour or 838.0 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' 24.1"||16.07 mi||west||0° 00' 08.5"||0.16 mi||north||16.07 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 15.5"||964.16 mi||west||0° 08' 39.0"||9.91 mi||north||964.53 mi|
|24 hours||13° 57' 37.4"||934.46 mi||east||3° 51' 24.2"||265.12 mi||north||978.51 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Thu 1:32 PM||1465 km||910 miles||791 nm||SW|
|Easter Island *||Thu 4:32 PM||1871 km||1162 miles||1010 nm||SE|
|Papeete||Thu 11:32 AM||3017 km||1875 miles||1629 nm||W|
|Galapagos Islands||Thu 3:32 PM||3823 km||2376 miles||2064 nm||ENE|
|Rarotonga||Thu 11:32 AM||4110 km||2554 miles||2219 nm||WSW|
|Kiritimati||Fri 11:32 AM||4349 km||2703 miles||2348 nm||WNW|
|Mexico City||Thu 3:32 PM||4492 km||2791 miles||2426 nm||NNE|
|Guatemala||Thu 3:32 PM||4698 km||2919 miles||2537 nm||NE|
|San Salvador||Thu 3:32 PM||4741 km||2946 miles||2560 nm||NE|
|Lima||Thu 4:32 PM||4819 km||2994 miles||2602 nm||E|
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