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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 05:24:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:37 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:36 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 05:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.33 meters/second, 1610.4 km/hour, 1000.6 miles/hour or 869.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 31.7"||16.68 mi||west||0° 00' 10.7"||0.21 mi||north||16.68 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 45.7"||1000.54 mi||west||0° 10' 48.9"||12.39 mi||north||1000.47 mi|
|24 hours||11° 17' 51.5"||778.00 mi||east||4° 08' 25.2"||284.52 mi||north||825.27 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kalmunai||Tue 10:54 AM||405 km||252 miles||219 nm||WNW|
|Kandy||Tue 10:54 AM||514 km||319 miles||278 nm||WNW|
|Trincomalee||Tue 10:54 AM||534 km||332 miles||288 nm||NW|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Tue 10:54 AM||573 km||356 miles||310 nm||WNW|
|Colombo||Tue 10:54 AM||580 km||360 miles||313 nm||WNW|
|Madurai||Tue 10:54 AM||898 km||558 miles||485 nm||NW|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Tue 10:54 AM||941 km||585 miles||508 nm||WNW|
|Chennai||Tue 10:54 AM||988 km||614 miles||534 nm||NNW|
|Bangalore||Tue 10:54 AM||1160 km||721 miles||627 nm||NW|
|Male||Tue 10:24 AM||1269 km||788 miles||685 nm||W|
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