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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 11, 2013 at 15:24:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Monday, March 11, 2013 at 15:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 22' South, Longitude: 52° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.83 meters/second, 1615.8 km/hour, 1004.0 miles/hour or 872.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.8"1003.93 miwest0° 11' 45.4"13.46 minorth1004.03 mi
24 hours11° 33' 27.5"799.44 mieast4° 37' 32.1"317.82 minorth859.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MacapáMon 12:24 PM154 km96 miles83 nmEast-northeast ENE
SantarémMon 12:24 PM345 km214 miles186 nmSouthwest SW
BelémMon 12:24 PM450 km280 miles243 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneMon 12:24 PM586 km364 miles316 nmNorth N
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniMon 12:24 PM674 km419 miles364 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ParamariboMon 12:24 PM751 km466 miles405 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Nieuw NickerieMon 12:24 PM865 km538 miles467 nmNorthwest NW
ManausMon 11:24 AM903 km561 miles488 nmWest-southwest WSW
New AmsterdamMon 11:24 AM928 km576 miles501 nmNorthwest NW
LindenMon 11:24 AM963 km599 miles520 nmNorthwest NW

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