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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 Monday, August 19, 2013 at 18:16:00 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: 97%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:58 AM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1:46 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, August 19, 2013 at 18:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 13' South, Longitude: 67° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.45 meters/second, 1564.0 km/hour, 971.8 miles/hour or 844.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.20 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 25' 43.6"971.67 miwest0° 09' 38.0"11.04 minorth972.05 mi
24 hours13° 26' 48.9"905.57 mieast4° 11' 20.0"287.92 minorth956.84 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 12:16 AM838 km520 miles452 nmNortheast NE
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Mon 10:16 PM843 km524 miles455 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisMon 10:16 PM1323 km822 miles714 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisMon 10:16 PM1545 km960 miles834 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaMon 10:16 PM1638 km1018 miles884 nmNorthwest NW
MaleMon 11:16 PM2031 km1262 miles1097 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoMon 9:16 PM2237 km1390 miles1208 nmWest-southwest WSW
ColomboMon 11:46 PM2607 km1620 miles1408 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 11:46 PM2607 km1620 miles1408 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramMon 11:46 PM2615 km1625 miles1412 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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