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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 17, 2013 at 11:02:00 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: 40%

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 Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 00' North, Longitude: 95° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.36 meters/second, 1538.5 km/hour, 956.0 miles/hour or 830.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.93 miwest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 misouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 31' 38.4"955.73 miwest0° 04' 50.5"5.55 misouth955.96 mi
24 hours11° 16' 05.4"741.39 mieast2° 18' 19.9"158.54 misouth762.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YangonWed 5:32 PM156 km97 miles84 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NaypyidawWed 5:32 PM205 km128 miles111 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MawlamyineWed 5:32 PM285 km177 miles154 nmSoutheast SE
Chiang MaiWed 6:02 PM384 km238 miles207 nmEast-northeast ENE
MandalayWed 5:32 PM445 km277 miles241 nmNorth N
DaweiWed 5:32 PM525 km326 miles283 nmSoutheast SE
Nakhon SawanWed 6:02 PM561 km348 miles303 nmEast-southeast ESE
ChittagongWed 5:02 PM612 km381 miles331 nmNorthwest NW
BangkokWed 6:02 PM718 km446 miles388 nmSoutheast SE
Luang PrabangWed 6:02 PM735 km456 miles397 nmEast-northeast ENE

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