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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 Friday, March 15, 2013 at 09:54:00 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: 13%

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 Friday, March 15, 2013 at 09:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 56' North, Longitude: 73° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.02 meters/second, 1562.5 km/hour, 970.9 miles/hour or 843.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.18 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 31' 21.3"970.66 miwest0° 07' 26.7"8.53 minorth970.42 mi
24 hours11° 29' 54.6"768.59 mieast2° 36' 26.3"179.28 minorth784.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vasco da GamaFri 3:24 PM77 km48 miles42 nmNortheast NE
MargaoFri 3:24 PM80 km50 miles43 nmEast-northeast ENE
PanajiFri 3:24 PM85 km53 miles46 nmNortheast NE
BelagaviFri 3:24 PM166 km103 miles90 nmNortheast NE
HubballiFri 3:24 PM203 km126 miles109 nmEast-northeast ENE
KundapurFri 3:24 PM208 km129 miles112 nmSoutheast SE
KolhapurFri 3:24 PM220 km137 miles119 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RatnagiriFri 3:24 PM227 km141 miles123 nmNorth N
UdupiFri 3:24 PM235 km146 miles127 nmSoutheast SE
MangaluruFri 3:24 PM282 km175 miles152 nmSoutheast SE

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