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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, May 9, 2013 at 04:48:00 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 phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:16 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:30 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 04:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 19' North, Longitude: 97° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.31 meters/second, 1559.9 km/hour, 969.3 miles/hour or 842.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.15 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.13 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 31' 28.8"969.07 miwest0° 07' 01.2"8.04 minorth968.83 mi
24 hours11° 29' 12.0"766.43 mieast2° 26' 40.4"168.10 minorth780.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MawlamyineThu 11:18 AM132 km82 miles71 nmNorth N
DaweiThu 11:18 AM145 km90 miles78 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YangonThu 11:18 AM236 km146 miles127 nmNorthwest NW
Nakhon SawanThu 11:48 AM259 km161 miles140 nmEast E
BangkokThu 11:48 AM343 km213 miles185 nmEast-southeast ESE
Chiang MaiThu 11:48 AM407 km253 miles220 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PattayaThu 11:48 AM428 km266 miles231 nmSoutheast SE
Nakhon RatchasimaThu 11:48 AM469 km291 miles253 nmEast E
NaypyidawThu 11:18 AM522 km324 miles282 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Khon KaenThu 11:48 AM558 km347 miles301 nmEast-northeast ENE

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