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 8, 2014 at 08:40:00 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: 52%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:40 AM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 4:53 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 08:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.18 meters/second, 1595.4 km/hour, 991.4 miles/hour or 861.5 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' 30.8"||16.52 mi||west||0° 00' 09.7"||0.18 mi||north||16.52 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 55.0"||991.31 mi||west||0° 09' 39.2"||11.06 mi||north||991.14 mi|
|24 hours||11° 36' 31.4"||792.82 mi||east||3° 34' 34.1"||245.82 mi||north||825.76 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Colonia||Wed 6:40 PM||250 km||155 miles||135 nm||W|
|Melekeok||Wed 5:40 PM||657 km||408 miles||355 nm||WSW|
|Hagåtña||Wed 6:40 PM||677 km||421 miles||366 nm||NE|
|Saipan||Wed 6:40 PM||889 km||553 miles||480 nm||NE|
|Jayapura||Wed 5:40 PM||1295 km||804 miles||699 nm||S|
|Manokwari||Wed 5:40 PM||1310 km||814 miles||707 nm||SSW|
|Davao||Wed 4:40 PM||1640 km||1019 miles||886 nm||W|
|General Santos||Wed 4:40 PM||1708 km||1061 miles||922 nm||W|
|Manado||Wed 4:40 PM||1916 km||1191 miles||1035 nm||WSW|
|Palikir||Wed 7:40 PM||1979 km||1230 miles||1069 nm||E|
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