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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 Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 15:52:00 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: 82%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 15:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 40' North, Longitude: 71° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.11 meters/second, 1512.4 km/hour, 939.8 miles/hour or 816.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.66 miwest0° 00' 01.2"0.02 minorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 53.5"939.44 miwest0° 01' 14.2"1.42 minorth939.37 mi
24 hours11° 41' 21.9"756.66 mieast0° 03' 06.5"3.57 minorth756.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VeravalTue 9:22 PM96 km60 miles52 nmWest-northwest WNW
JunagadhTue 9:22 PM125 km77 miles67 nmNorthwest NW
Jetpur NavagadhTue 9:22 PM137 km85 miles74 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GondalTue 9:22 PM150 km93 miles81 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BhavnagarTue 9:22 PM152 km95 miles82 nmNortheast NE
DamanTue 9:22 PM168 km104 miles91 nmEast E
NavsariTue 9:22 PM174 km108 miles94 nmEast E
SuratTue 9:22 PM179 km111 miles97 nmEast-northeast ENE
RajkotTue 9:22 PM187 km116 miles101 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SilvassaTue 9:22 PM189 km117 miles102 nmEast-southeast ESE

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