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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 11, 2013 at 07:30:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:21 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 11, 2013 at 07:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 49' South, Longitude: 81° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.66 meters/second, 1608.0 km/hour, 999.1 miles/hour or 868.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.65 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 29' 40.9"999.06 miwest0° 11' 58.3"13.71 minorth999.30 mi
24 hours11° 54' 21.2"820.63 mieast4° 48' 11.4"330.02 minorth886.30 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 1:30 PM1087 km675 miles587 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 1:00 PM1314 km816 miles709 nmNorth N
ColomboMon 1:00 PM1318 km819 miles712 nmNorth N
MaleMon 12:30 PM1365 km848 miles737 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramMon 1:00 PM1573 km978 miles850 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiMon 1:00 PM1684 km1046 miles909 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ChennaiMon 1:00 PM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmNorth N
BengaluruMon 1:00 PM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurMon 3:30 PM2370 km1473 miles1280 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeMon 3:30 PM2532 km1573 miles1367 nmEast-northeast ENE
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