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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 3:14:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 23%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:16 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:30 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 03:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 30' South, Longitude: 75° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.29 meters/second, 1617.4 km/hour, 1005.0 miles/hour or 873.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.75 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 miNorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.7"1004.97 miWest0° 11' 16.5"12.91 miNorth1005.06 mi
24 hours11° 12' 20.7"775.08 miEast4° 26' 54.6"305.65 miNorth832.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Addu CitySun 8:14 AM286 km178 miles155 nmWest W
MaleSun 8:14 AM572 km356 miles309 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Diego GarciaSun 9:14 AM835 km519 miles451 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KulhudhuffushiSun 8:14 AM841 km522 miles454 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 8:44 AM942 km586 miles509 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSun 8:44 AM943 km586 miles509 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramSun 8:44 AM1006 km625 miles543 nmNorth N
MaduraiSun 8:44 AM1184 km736 miles640 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BengaluruSun 8:44 AM1505 km935 miles812 nmNorth N
ChennaiSun 8:44 AM1585 km985 miles856 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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