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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 Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 16:52:00 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: 83%

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 Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 16:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 30' North, Longitude: 61° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.83 meters/second, 1533.0 km/hour, 952.6 miles/hour or 827.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.88 miwest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 misouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.9"952.29 miwest0° 04' 51.1"5.56 misouth952.53 mi
24 hours11° 32' 47.3"757.51 mieast2° 20' 24.9"160.94 misouth779.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NizwaThu 8:52 PM613 km381 miles331 nmNorthwest NW
MuscatThu 8:52 PM622 km387 miles336 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SeebThu 8:52 PM647 km402 miles349 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalalahThu 8:52 PM757 km471 miles409 nmWest-southwest WSW
KarachiThu 9:52 PM935 km581 miles505 nmNortheast NE
Abu DhabiThu 8:52 PM955 km593 miles516 nmNorthwest NW
DubaiThu 8:52 PM957 km594 miles517 nmNorthwest NW
HadibuThu 7:52 PM995 km618 miles537 nmSouthwest SW
DohaThu 7:52 PM1238 km769 miles668 nmNorthwest NW
MumbaiThu 10:22 PM1241 km771 miles670 nmEast E
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