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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 10, 2013 at 04:48:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:38 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 04:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 27' North, Longitude: 105° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.23 meters/second, 1595.6 km/hour, 991.5 miles/hour or 861.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.52 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 31' 42.7"991.34 miwest0° 09' 48.0"11.23 minorth991.17 mi
24 hours11° 21' 24.9"774.95 mieast3° 39' 14.0"251.15 minorth810.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cần ThơWed 11:48 AM94 km59 miles51 nmNortheast NE
SihanoukvilleWed 11:48 AM222 km138 miles120 nmNorthwest NW
Ho Chi MinhWed 11:48 AM224 km139 miles121 nmNortheast NE
Phnom PenhWed 11:48 AM238 km148 miles129 nmNorth N
Siem ReapWed 11:48 AM457 km284 miles247 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BattambangWed 11:48 AM458 km284 miles247 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Nha TrangWed 11:48 AM537 km334 miles290 nmNortheast NE
Hat YaiWed 11:48 AM584 km363 miles315 nmWest-southwest WSW
PattayaWed 11:48 AM606 km377 miles327 nmNorthwest NW
PakseWed 11:48 AM632 km393 miles341 nmNorth N

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