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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 11:56:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 40%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, August 6, 2013 at 9:52 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:58 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 11:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 37' South, Longitude: 75° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.18 meters/second, 1559.5 km/hour, 969.0 miles/hour or 842.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.15 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 miSouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 28' 23.2"968.76 miWest0° 07' 57.9"9.13 miSouth968.51 mi
24 hours12° 58' 38.1"868.66 miEast2° 47' 55.1"192.44 miSouth883.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaTue 5:56 PM865 km537 miles467 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisTue 3:56 PM1977 km1228 miles1067 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleTue 4:56 PM2087 km1297 miles1127 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisTue 3:56 PM2203 km1369 miles1190 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaTue 3:56 PM2430 km1510 miles1312 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 5:26 PM2435 km1513 miles1315 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboTue 5:26 PM2438 km1515 miles1317 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramTue 5:26 PM2564 km1593 miles1385 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandTue 4:56 PM2579 km1603 miles1393 nmSouth S
AntananarivoTue 2:56 PM2985 km1855 miles1612 nmWest-southwest WSW

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