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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 05:30:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 8%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Monday, March 4, 2013 at 9:53 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Monday, March 11, 2013 at 7:51 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.90 meters/second, 1580.0 km/hour, 981.8 miles/hour or 853.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 28.4"||16.36 mi||west||0° 00' 10.2"||0.20 mi||north||16.36 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 23.7"||981.72 mi||west||0° 10' 19.7"||11.83 mi||north||982.08 mi|
|24 hours||12° 24' 08.8"||841.28 mi||east||4° 21' 44.3"||299.82 mi||north||898.36 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Diego Garcia||Sat 11:30 AM||773 km||480 miles||417 nm||NE|
|Port Louis||Sat 9:30 AM||1384 km||860 miles||747 nm||SW|
|Victoria||Sat 9:30 AM||1439 km||894 miles||777 nm||WNW|
|Saint-Denis||Sat 9:30 AM||1596 km||992 miles||862 nm||SW|
|Male||Sat 10:30 AM||1875 km||1165 miles||1013 nm||NNE|
|Antananarivo||Sat 8:30 AM||2219 km||1379 miles||1198 nm||WSW|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Sat 11:00 AM||2472 km||1536 miles||1335 nm||NNE|
|Colombo||Sat 11:00 AM||2493 km||1549 miles||1346 nm||NE|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Sat 11:00 AM||2494 km||1549 miles||1346 nm||NE|
|Moroni||Sat 8:30 AM||2551 km||1585 miles||1377 nm||W|
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