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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 Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 04:36:00 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: 22%

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 Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 41' South, Longitude: 55° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.66 meters/second, 1500.0 km/hour, 932.0 miles/hour or 809.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.53 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth15.53 mi
1 hour14° 23' 47.1"931.72 miwest0° 00' 40.1"0.77 minorth931.76 mi
24 hours14° 28' 26.6"936.74 mieast0° 55' 30.7"63.65 minorth941.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint-DenisWed 8:36 AM53 km33 miles29 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-PaulWed 8:36 AM77 km48 miles41 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-PierreWed 8:36 AM86 km54 miles47 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisWed 8:36 AM174 km108 miles94 nmEast-northeast ENE
ToamasinaWed 7:36 AM739 km459 miles399 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Wed 8:36 AM792 km492 miles427 nmEast E
AntananarivoWed 7:36 AM902 km560 miles487 nmWest W
AntsirabeWed 7:36 AM933 km580 miles504 nmWest W
MoroniWed 7:36 AM1678 km1043 miles906 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaWed 8:36 AM1777 km1104 miles960 nmNorth N
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