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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, March 9, 2013 at 04:20:00 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: 9%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:54 PM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:53 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 04:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 32' South, Longitude: 83° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.56 meters/second, 1578.8 km/hour, 981.0 miles/hour or 852.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.35 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 28' 19.7"980.88 miwest0° 10' 15.4"11.75 minorth981.24 mi
24 hours12° 25' 35.6"842.26 mieast4° 20' 25.2"298.29 minorth898.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 10:20 AM1333 km828 miles720 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleSat 9:20 AM2077 km1291 miles1122 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 9:50 AM2081 km1293 miles1124 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboSat 9:50 AM2086 km1296 miles1126 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ThiruvananthapuramSat 9:50 AM2342 km1455 miles1264 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiSat 9:50 AM2454 km1525 miles1325 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurSat 12:20 PM2561 km1591 miles1383 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSat 11:20 AM2600 km1615 miles1404 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeSat 12:20 PM2632 km1636 miles1421 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungSat 11:20 AM2664 km1655 miles1439 nmEast E

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