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 05:48:00 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 4:38 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:37 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 05:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.28 meters/second, 1610.2 km/hour, 1000.5 miles/hour or 869.4 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"||16.67 mi||west||0° 00' 10.7"||0.21 mi||north||16.68 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 45.7"||1000.43 mi||west||0° 10' 48.1"||12.37 mi||north||1000.35 mi|
|24 hours||11° 17' 52.8"||777.94 mi||east||4° 08' 01.5"||284.07 mi||north||825.02 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Galle||Tue 11:18 AM||115 km||71 miles||62 nm||ENE|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Tue 11:18 AM||169 km||105 miles||91 nm||NNE|
|Colombo||Tue 11:18 AM||170 km||105 miles||92 nm||NNE|
|Kandy||Tue 11:18 AM||247 km||153 miles||133 nm||NE|
|Kalmunai||Tue 11:18 AM||349 km||217 miles||188 nm||NE|
|Trincomalee||Tue 11:18 AM||401 km||249 miles||217 nm||NNE|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Tue 11:18 AM||426 km||265 miles||230 nm||NW|
|Madurai||Tue 11:18 AM||509 km||317 miles||275 nm||NNW|
|Theni||Tue 11:18 AM||543 km||337 miles||293 nm||NNW|
|Kochi||Tue 11:18 AM||602 km||374 miles||325 nm||NNW|
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