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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 Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 08:34:00 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 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 37' North, Longitude: 61° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.58 meters/second, 1571.7 km/hour, 976.6 miles/hour or 848.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.28 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.16 minorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 31' 25.4"976.41 miwest0° 08' 04.9"9.26 minorth976.18 mi
24 hours11° 29' 21.4"772.46 mieast2° 53' 19.8"198.62 minorth792.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HadibuThu 11:34 AM852 km529 miles460 nmWest W
SalalahThu 12:34 PM910 km566 miles492 nmWest-northwest WNW
MuscatThu 12:34 PM1158 km720 miles625 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MumbaiThu 2:04 PM1316 km818 miles711 nmEast-northeast ENE
KarachiThu 1:34 PM1359 km844 miles734 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PuneThu 2:04 PM1397 km868 miles755 nmEast-northeast ENE
Abu DhabiThu 12:34 PM1431 km889 miles773 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuratThu 2:04 PM1443 km897 miles779 nmNortheast NE
DubaiThu 12:34 PM1459 km907 miles788 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleThu 1:34 PM1655 km1029 miles894 nmSoutheast SE

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