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 10:58 AM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1:46 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' 07.6"||987.55 mi||west||0° 11' 15.5"||12.90 mi||north||987.89 mi|
|24 hours||12° 53' 50.8"||881.33 mi||east||4° 40' 14.4"||320.96 mi||north||942.32 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||273 km||169 miles||147 nm||NW|
|Addu City||Tue 11:44 PM||922 km||573 miles||498 nm||N|
|Male||Tue 11:44 PM||1452 km||902 miles||784 nm||N|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Wed 12:14 AM||1857 km||1154 miles||1003 nm||NNE|
|Colombo||Wed 12:14 AM||1859 km||1155 miles||1004 nm||NNE|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Wed 12:14 AM||1951 km||1212 miles||1053 nm||N|
|Madurai||Wed 12:14 AM||2127 km||1322 miles||1149 nm||NNE|
|Victoria||Tue 10:44 PM||2136 km||1328 miles||1154 nm||WNW|
|Port Louis||Tue 10:44 PM||2193 km||1363 miles||1184 nm||SW|
|Saint-Denis||Tue 10:44 PM||2416 km||1501 miles||1305 nm||SW|
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