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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, March 4, 2013 at 01:24:00 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: 60%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:28 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:54 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 4, 2013 at 01:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 30' South, Longitude: 57° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.55 meters/second, 1514.0 km/hour, 940.7 miles/hour or 817.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.68 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.07 misouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 25' 17.1"940.43 miwest0° 03' 48.4"4.37 misouth940.25 mi
24 hours14° 00' 47.4"913.82 mieast0° 55' 30.4"63.64 misouth913.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisMon 5:24 AM76 km47 miles41 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisMon 5:24 AM277 km172 miles150 nmSouthwest SW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Mon 5:24 AM605 km376 miles327 nmEast E
ToamasinaMon 4:24 AM883 km549 miles477 nmWest W
AntananarivoMon 4:24 AM1068 km664 miles577 nmWest W
VictoriaMon 5:24 AM1663 km1033 miles898 nmNorth N
MoroniMon 4:24 AM1768 km1098 miles955 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaMon 7:24 AM2086 km1296 miles1127 nmNortheast NE
Dar es SalaamMon 4:24 AM2432 km1511 miles1313 nmWest-northwest WNW
LilongweMon 3:24 AM2616 km1626 miles1413 nmWest W

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