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 Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 08:44:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 8%

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 Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 37' North, Longitude: 82° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.48 meters/second, 1531.7 km/hour, 951.8 miles/hour or 827.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.86 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 minorth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.3"951.50 miwest0° 04' 08.2"4.74 minorth951.32 mi
24 hours11° 40' 22.1"765.28 mieast1° 13' 52.8"84.69 minorth767.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KoraputSat 2:14 PM32 km20 miles17 nmNortheast NE
NabarangpurSat 2:14 PM60 km37 miles32 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalkangiriSat 2:14 PM69 km43 miles37 nmWest-southwest WSW
BhawanipatnaSat 2:14 PM95 km59 miles51 nmNortheast NE
RayagadaSat 2:14 PM115 km71 miles62 nmEast-northeast ENE
VisakhapatnamSat 2:14 PM129 km80 miles70 nmSoutheast SE
ParalakhemundiSat 2:14 PM171 km106 miles92 nmEast E
KakinadaSat 2:14 PM185 km115 miles100 nmSouth S
RajahmundrySat 2:14 PM194 km121 miles105 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BhadrachalamSat 2:14 PM200 km124 miles108 nmWest-southwest WSW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools