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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 Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 12:44:00 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: 38%

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 Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 12:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 30' North, Longitude: 63° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.85 meters/second, 1551.1 km/hour, 963.8 miles/hour or 837.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.06 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.13 minorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 31' 37.5"963.55 miwest0° 06' 30.3"7.46 minorth963.30 mi
24 hours11° 24' 24.0"756.64 mieast2° 13' 12.9"152.69 minorth767.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MuscatSat 4:44 PM925 km575 miles500 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NizwaSat 4:44 PM928 km577 miles501 nmNorthwest NW
SeebSat 4:44 PM953 km592 miles515 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalalahSat 4:44 PM973 km605 miles525 nmWest W
KarachiSat 5:44 PM1007 km626 miles544 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MumbaiSat 6:14 PM1056 km656 miles570 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuratSat 6:14 PM1145 km711 miles618 nmEast-northeast ENE
PuneSat 6:14 PM1153 km717 miles623 nmEast-northeast ENE
AhmedabadSat 6:14 PM1228 km763 miles663 nmNortheast NE
DubaiSat 4:44 PM1272 km790 miles687 nmNorthwest NW
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