Home > Sun & Moon > Moon Light World Map

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.

View Day and Night Map

Change time and date

< 4 weeks4 weeks > March equinox 
or choose:

< 1 day1 day >June solstice
< 12 hours12 hours >September equinox
< 6 hours6 hours >December solstice
< 1 hour1 hour >Now/Current time
< 10 minutes10 minutes >

Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 15:42:00 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: 89%

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 Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 15:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 44' North, Longitude: 85° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.86 meters/second, 1511.5 km/hour, 939.2 miles/hour or 816.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.65 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 41.5"938.88 miwest0° 01' 03.8"1.22 misouth938.94 mi
24 hours11° 43' 19.1"758.49 mieast0° 52' 15.7"59.92 misouth762.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DhenkanalWed 9:12 PM22 km13 miles12 nmEast-southeast ESE
AngulWed 9:12 PM30 km18 miles16 nmWest-northwest WNW
CuttackWed 9:12 PM53 km33 miles29 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KhordhaWed 9:12 PM66 km41 miles35 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BhubaneswarWed 9:12 PM70 km44 miles38 nmSoutheast SE
NayagarhWed 9:12 PM71 km44 miles39 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BhubaneshwarWed 9:12 PM72 km45 miles39 nmSoutheast SE
JagatsinghpurWed 9:12 PM99 km61 miles53 nmEast-southeast ESE
KendujharWed 9:12 PM109 km68 miles59 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DebagarhWed 9:12 PM111 km69 miles60 nmNorthwest NW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools