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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 Saturday, June 8, 2013 at 14:56:00 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: 0%

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 Saturday, June 8, 2013 at 14:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 11' North, Longitude: 44° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.42 meters/second, 1517.1 km/hour, 942.7 miles/hour or 819.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.71 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.2"942.39 miwest0° 00' 21.6"0.41 minorth942.37 mi
24 hours11° 37' 10.4"754.52 mieast0° 17' 05.6"19.60 misouth755.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownSat 10:56 AM1795 km1116 miles969 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sat 10:56 AM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceSat 10:56 AM1869 km1161 miles1009 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauSat 10:56 AM1873 km1164 miles1011 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sat 10:56 AM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesSat 10:56 AM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneSat 11:56 AM1890 km1175 miles1021 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KingstownSat 10:56 AM1948 km1211 miles1052 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sat 10:56 AM1950 km1212 miles1053 nmWest W
ParamariboSat 11:56 AM1966 km1222 miles1062 nmSouthwest SW
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