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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 Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 02:54:00 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 phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:16 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:30 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 02:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 05' North, Longitude: 102° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.08 meters/second, 1602.3 km/hour, 995.6 miles/hour or 865.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.59 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 32' 10.5"995.50 miwest0° 10' 02.1"11.49 minorth995.36 mi
24 hours11° 10' 18.5"765.11 mieast3° 47' 11.6"260.25 minorth804.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SihanoukvilleTue 9:54 AM290 km180 miles156 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Hat YaiTue 9:54 AM291 km181 miles157 nmWest-southwest WSW
Alor SetarTue 10:54 AM352 km219 miles190 nmSouthwest SW
Cần ThơTue 9:54 AM386 km240 miles208 nmNortheast NE
George TownTue 10:54 AM408 km253 miles220 nmSouthwest SW
IpohTue 10:54 AM431 km268 miles233 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Phnom PenhTue 9:54 AM447 km278 miles241 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KuantanTue 10:54 AM476 km296 miles257 nmSouth S
PhuketTue 9:54 AM495 km307 miles267 nmWest W
Ho Chi MinhTue 9:54 AM516 km320 miles278 nmNortheast NE

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