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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, March 14, 2013 at 09:44:00 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: 7%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:53 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:28 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 09:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 34' North, Longitude: 64° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.12 meters/second, 1584.4 km/hour, 984.5 miles/hour or 855.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.41 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 31' 30.6"984.36 miwest0° 09' 09.9"10.50 minorth984.14 mi
24 hours11° 25' 17.8"774.06 mieast3° 20' 55.6"230.21 minorth802.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MumbaiThu 3:14 PM1228 km763 miles663 nmNortheast NE
PuneThu 3:14 PM1283 km797 miles693 nmNortheast NE
MaleThu 2:44 PM1303 km810 miles703 nmSoutheast SE
SuratThu 3:14 PM1404 km872 miles758 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramThu 3:14 PM1427 km887 miles771 nmEast-southeast ESE
BengaluruThu 3:14 PM1451 km902 miles783 nmEast E
MuscatThu 1:44 PM1466 km911 miles791 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KarachiThu 2:44 PM1499 km931 miles809 nmNorth N
MaduraiThu 3:14 PM1522 km946 miles822 nmEast E
HyderabadThu 3:14 PM1653 km1027 miles892 nmEast-northeast ENE

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