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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 Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 01:20:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun 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: Moon 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.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 45%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 12' North, Longitude: 73° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.40 meters/second, 1506.2 km/hour, 935.9 miles/hour or 813.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"15.60 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 24.5"935.59 miwest0° 00' 46.0"0.88 misouth935.63 mi
24 hours11° 52' 17.6"765.72 mieast0° 46' 21.4"53.15 misouth769.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SuratSun 6:50 AM32 km20 miles17 nmWest W
NavsariSun 6:50 AM49 km31 miles27 nmSouthwest SW
BharuchSun 6:50 AM60 km37 miles32 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DamanSun 6:50 AM95 km59 miles51 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SilvassaSun 6:50 AM106 km66 miles57 nmSouth S
NandurbarSun 6:50 AM110 km68 miles59 nmEast E
VadodaraSun 6:50 AM123 km77 miles67 nmNorth N
BhavnagarSun 6:50 AM126 km78 miles68 nmWest-northwest WNW
NashikSun 6:50 AM147 km91 miles79 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AnandSun 6:50 AM153 km95 miles83 nmNorth N
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