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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 Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 14:30:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 48%

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 Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 14:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 51' North, Longitude: 48° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.12 meters/second, 1530.4 km/hour, 951.0 miles/hour or 826.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.85 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 minorth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 31' 17.9"950.69 miwest0° 04' 19.3"4.96 minorth950.50 mi
24 hours11° 32' 08.1"755.28 mieast1° 18' 51.8"90.41 minorth757.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Al MukallaSun 5:30 PM477 km297 miles258 nmSouth S
SalalahSun 6:30 PM581 km361 miles314 nmEast-southeast ESE
SanaSun 5:30 PM635 km395 miles343 nmSouthwest SW
Khamis MushaitSun 5:30 PM659 km409 miles356 nmWest W
RiyadhSun 5:30 PM682 km424 miles368 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HofufSun 5:30 PM728 km452 miles393 nmNorth N
DohaSun 5:30 PM761 km473 miles411 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al HudaydahSun 5:30 PM781 km485 miles422 nmSouthwest SW
Ta'izzSun 5:30 PM787 km489 miles425 nmSouthwest SW
AdenSun 5:30 PM789 km490 miles426 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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