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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.

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

UTC time = Friday, February 1, 2013 at 11:40:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 68%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 1, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 12' South, Longitude: 72° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.59 meters/second, 1582.5 km/hour, 983.3 miles/hour or 854.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.39 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 miSouth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 29' 20.5"983.13 miWest0° 10' 13.2"11.71 miSouth982.91 mi
24 hours12° 33' 43.8"852.41 miEast3° 47' 43.8"260.92 miSouth885.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 5:40 AM437 km272 miles236 nmNorth N
MaleSat 4:40 AM1702 km1058 miles919 nmNorth N
Port LouisSat 3:40 AM1932 km1200 miles1043 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaSat 3:40 AM2065 km1283 miles1115 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 5:10 AM2143 km1332 miles1157 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSat 5:10 AM2146 km1333 miles1159 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-DenisSat 3:40 AM2157 km1340 miles1165 nmWest-southwest WSW
ThiruvananthapuramSat 5:10 AM2224 km1382 miles1201 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaduraiSat 5:10 AM2405 km1494 miles1299 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BengaluruSat 5:10 AM2721 km1691 miles1469 nmNorth N

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