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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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 02:54:00 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: 29%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 7, 2013 at 02:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 33' South, Longitude: 69° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.99 meters/second, 1540.8 km/hour, 957.4 miles/hour or 831.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.96 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 misouth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 26' 03.4"957.09 miwest0° 07' 55.7"9.09 misouth956.80 mi
24 hours13° 57' 56.7"926.04 mieast2° 40' 28.7"183.95 misouth937.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Mon 6:54 AM688 km428 miles372 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaMon 8:54 AM1084 km674 miles585 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisMon 6:54 AM1284 km798 miles693 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisMon 6:54 AM1510 km939 miles816 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaMon 6:54 AM1986 km1234 miles1073 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoMon 5:54 AM2297 km1427 miles1240 nmWest W
MaleMon 7:54 AM2345 km1457 miles1266 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandMon 7:54 AM2498 km1552 miles1349 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoroniMon 5:54 AM2833 km1760 miles1530 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 8:24 AM2856 km1775 miles1542 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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