Home > Sun & Moon > Moon Light World Map

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.

View Day and Night Map

Change time and date

< 4 weeks4 weeks > March equinox 
or choose:

< 1 day1 day >June solstice
< 12 hours12 hours >September equinox
< 6 hours6 hours >December solstice
< 1 hour1 hour >Now/Current time
< 10 minutes10 minutes >

Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 05:48:00 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: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:37 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 05:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 14' North, Longitude: 101° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.29 meters/second, 1574.2 km/hour, 978.2 miles/hour or 850.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.30 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 31' 27.5"977.99 miwest0° 08' 16.4"9.48 minorth977.76 mi
24 hours11° 28' 30.1"772.71 mieast2° 58' 22.4"204.39 minorth794.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PattayaThu 12:48 PM126 km78 miles68 nmWest-southwest WSW
BattambangThu 12:48 PM131 km81 miles71 nmEast E
BangkokThu 12:48 PM172 km107 miles93 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nakhon RatchasimaThu 12:48 PM192 km120 miles104 nmNorth N
Siem ReapThu 12:48 PM203 km126 miles109 nmEast E
Hua HinThu 12:48 PM234 km145 miles126 nmWest-southwest WSW
SihanoukvilleThu 12:48 PM334 km207 miles180 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Nakhon SawanThu 12:48 PM339 km211 miles183 nmNorthwest NW
Khon KaenThu 12:48 PM364 km226 miles197 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Phnom PenhThu 12:48 PM366 km228 miles198 nmEast-southeast ESE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools