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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, July 25, 2013 at 22:10:00 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: 86%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, July 22, 2013 at 6:17 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, July 29, 2013 at 5:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 22:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 25' South, Longitude: 69° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.02 meters/second, 1612.9 km/hour, 1002.2 miles/hour or 870.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.70 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 31.5"1002.12 miwest0° 11' 59.2"13.73 minorth1002.26 mi
24 hours11° 58' 53.5"828.52 mieast4° 42' 39.6"323.69 minorth889.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Addu CityFri 3:10 AM386 km240 miles209 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaFri 4:10 AM718 km446 miles388 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaleFri 3:10 AM748 km465 miles404 nmNortheast NE
KulhudhuffushiFri 3:10 AM964 km599 miles520 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 3:40 AM1358 km844 miles733 nmNortheast NE
ColomboFri 3:40 AM1455 km904 miles785 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 3:40 AM1457 km905 miles787 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiFri 3:40 AM1560 km970 miles843 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaFri 2:10 AM1627 km1011 miles879 nmWest-southwest WSW
BengaluruFri 3:40 AM1811 km1125 miles978 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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