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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 Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 20:40:00 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: 33%

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 Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 20:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 50' North, Longitude: 59° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.37 meters/second, 1520.5 km/hour, 944.8 miles/hour or 821.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.75 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 minorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.8"944.53 miwest0° 02' 19.5"2.67 minorth944.42 mi
24 hours11° 38' 27.4"757.58 mieast0° 29' 50.8"34.22 minorth757.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Codrington (Barbuda)Sun 4:40 PM316 km197 miles171 nmSouthwest SW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 4:40 PM364 km226 miles197 nmSouthwest SW
GustaviaSun 4:40 PM377 km234 miles204 nmSouthwest SW
The ValleySun 4:40 PM378 km235 miles204 nmWest-southwest WSW
MarigotSun 4:40 PM388 km241 miles209 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sun 4:40 PM409 km254 miles221 nmSouthwest SW
BradesSun 4:40 PM417 km259 miles225 nmSouthwest SW
Pointe-à-PitreSun 4:40 PM434 km270 miles234 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 4:40 PM467 km290 miles252 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Road TownSun 4:40 PM520 km323 miles281 nmWest-southwest WSW

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