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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 Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 20:46:00 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: 96%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 20:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 55' North, Longitude: 66° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.30 meters/second, 1520.3 km/hour, 944.6 miles/hour or 820.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.74 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.06 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 08.5"944.34 miwest0° 03' 20.5"3.83 minorth944.18 mi
24 hours11° 36' 12.5"754.79 mieast0° 54' 17.1"62.24 minorth755.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KarachiThu 1:46 AM547 km340 miles295 nmNorth N
Vasai-VirarThu 2:16 AM619 km385 miles334 nmEast E
Hyderabad (PK)Thu 1:46 AM623 km387 miles337 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MumbaiThu 2:16 AM627 km390 miles339 nmEast E
SuratThu 2:16 AM637 km396 miles344 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mirpur KhasThu 1:46 AM658 km409 miles355 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AhmedabadThu 2:16 AM688 km428 miles372 nmEast-northeast ENE
VadodaraThu 2:16 AM706 km439 miles381 nmEast-northeast ENE
PuneThu 2:16 AM744 km462 miles402 nmEast E
GodhraThu 2:16 AM762 km474 miles412 nmEast-northeast ENE
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