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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 Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 04:36:00 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: 50%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, March 27, 2013 at 9:29 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:38 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 26' South, Longitude: 23° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.45 meters/second, 1524.4 km/hour, 947.2 miles/hour or 823.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.79 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 25' 47.1"946.98 miwest0° 05' 17.1"6.06 minorth947.25 mi
24 hours13° 25' 11.7"880.74 mieast2° 36' 27.4"179.32 minorth905.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaunWed 6:36 AM175 km109 miles94 nmSouth S
MonguWed 6:36 AM353 km219 miles191 nmNorth N
Rundu *Wed 6:36 AM410 km255 miles221 nmWest W
GhanziWed 6:36 AM416 km258 miles224 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FrancistownWed 6:36 AM510 km317 miles275 nmSoutheast SE
SeroweWed 6:36 AM545 km338 miles294 nmSoutheast SE
BulawayoWed 6:36 AM557 km346 miles301 nmEast-southeast ESE
LusakaWed 6:36 AM600 km373 miles324 nmEast-northeast ENE
GweruWed 6:36 AM664 km413 miles359 nmEast E
KabweWed 6:36 AM680 km423 miles367 nmNortheast NE
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