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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 20, 2013 at 17:02:00 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: 76%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:32 PM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:28 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 17:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 59' North, Longitude: 47° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.95 meters/second, 1519.0 km/hour, 943.9 miles/hour or 820.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.73 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 misouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.4"943.59 miwest0° 02' 39.6"3.05 misouth943.72 mi
24 hours11° 37' 50.9"756.21 mieast1° 29' 27.8"102.56 misouth766.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Khamis MushaitWed 8:02 PM487 km302 miles263 nmWest-southwest WSW
RiyadhWed 8:02 PM518 km322 miles279 nmNorth N
SanaWed 8:02 PM592 km368 miles320 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al MukallaWed 8:02 PM643 km400 miles347 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HofufWed 8:02 PM654 km407 miles353 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al HudaydahWed 8:02 PM718 km446 miles388 nmSouthwest SW
DohaWed 8:02 PM748 km465 miles404 nmNortheast NE
MakkahWed 8:02 PM767 km476 miles414 nmWest-northwest WNW
RiffaWed 8:02 PM771 km479 miles416 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BuraidahWed 8:02 PM771 km479 miles416 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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