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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, February 4, 2013 at 00:56:00 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: 45%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:21 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 00:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 09' South, Longitude: 80° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.27 meters/second, 1527.4 km/hour, 949.1 miles/hour or 824.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.82 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 misouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 25' 59.4"948.76 miwest0° 06' 08.0"7.03 misouth948.51 mi
24 hours13° 53' 12.7"912.87 mieast1° 54' 27.8"131.22 misouth917.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaMon 6:56 AM1482 km921 miles800 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandMon 5:56 AM2196 km1365 miles1186 nmSouth S
Port LouisMon 4:56 AM2427 km1508 miles1310 nmWest W
MaleMon 5:56 AM2585 km1606 miles1396 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisMon 4:56 AM2643 km1642 miles1427 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 6:26 AM2769 km1721 miles1495 nmNorth N
VictoriaMon 4:56 AM3108 km1931 miles1678 nmWest-northwest WNW
JakartaMon 7:56 AM3152 km1959 miles1702 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurMon 8:56 AM3310 km2057 miles1787 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeMon 8:56 AM3342 km2077 miles1805 nmNortheast NE

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