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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 18:44:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 100%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:57 AM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1:45 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 18:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.53 meters/second, 1589.5 km/hour, 987.7 miles/hour or 858.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 27.0"||16.46 mi||west||0° 00' 11.1"||0.21 mi||north||16.46 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 07.7"||987.63 mi||west||0° 11' 15.6"||12.90 mi||north||987.97 mi|
|24 hours||12° 53' 49.4"||881.37 mi||east||4° 40' 15.3"||321.00 mi||north||942.37 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Diego Garcia||Wed 12:44 AM||251 km||156 miles||135 nm||NW|
|Addu City||Tue 11:44 PM||918 km||570 miles||495 nm||N|
|Male||Tue 11:44 PM||1450 km||901 miles||783 nm||N|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Wed 12:14 AM||1867 km||1160 miles||1008 nm||NNE|
|Colombo||Wed 12:14 AM||1868 km||1161 miles||1009 nm||NNE|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Wed 12:14 AM||1955 km||1215 miles||1056 nm||N|
|Victoria||Tue 10:44 PM||2107 km||1310 miles||1138 nm||WNW|
|Madurai||Wed 12:14 AM||2133 km||1325 miles||1152 nm||NNE|
|Port Louis||Tue 10:44 PM||2169 km||1348 miles||1171 nm||SW|
|Saint-Denis||Tue 10:44 PM||2392 km||1486 miles||1292 nm||SW|
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