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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 Friday, June 7, 2013 at 06:28:00 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 hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

Previous phaseThird QuarterFriday, May 31, 2013 at 7:00 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, June 8, 2013 at 3:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 7, 2013 at 06:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 09' North, Longitude: 66° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.23 meters/second, 1527.2 km/hour, 949.0 miles/hour or 824.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.82 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.07 minorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.4"948.68 miwest0° 03' 22.1"3.86 minorth948.53 mi
24 hours11° 37' 47.4"760.08 mieast0° 55' 35.4"63.73 minorth760.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KarachiFri 11:28 AM632 km393 miles341 nmNorth N
Vasai-VirarFri 11:58 AM634 km394 miles342 nmEast E
MumbaiFri 11:58 AM635 km395 miles343 nmEast E
SuratFri 11:58 AM676 km420 miles365 nmEast-northeast ENE
Hyderabad (PK)Fri 11:28 AM709 km441 miles383 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AhmedabadFri 11:58 AM747 km464 miles404 nmNortheast NE
PuneFri 11:58 AM748 km465 miles404 nmEast E
VadodaraFri 11:58 AM757 km470 miles409 nmEast-northeast ENE
GodhraFri 11:58 AM815 km507 miles440 nmEast-northeast ENE
LunawadaFri 11:58 AM834 km518 miles450 nmEast-northeast ENE

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