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 Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 10:56:00 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: 23%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 12:36 AM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Friday, October 11, 2013 at 11:04 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 10:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.75 meters/second, 1514.7 km/hour, 941.2 miles/hour or 817.9 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' 25.0"||15.69 mi||west||0° 00' 01.7"||0.03 mi||south||15.69 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 59.2"||940.90 mi||west||0° 01' 36.0"||1.84 mi||south||940.83 mi|
|24 hours||14° 02' 27.7"||916.41 mi||east||0° 02' 50.2"||3.25 mi||south||916.28 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Port Louis||Wed 2:56 PM||1315 km||817 miles||710 nm||W|
|Diego Garcia||Wed 4:56 PM||1355 km||842 miles||732 nm||NNE|
|Saint-Denis||Wed 2:56 PM||1532 km||952 miles||827 nm||W|
|Amsterdam Island||Wed 3:56 PM||2171 km||1349 miles||1172 nm||SSE|
|Victoria||Wed 2:56 PM||2271 km||1411 miles||1226 nm||NW|
|Antananarivo||Wed 1:56 PM||2366 km||1470 miles||1277 nm||W|
|Male||Wed 3:56 PM||2631 km||1635 miles||1421 nm||N|
|Moroni||Wed 1:56 PM||2989 km||1857 miles||1614 nm||WNW|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Wed 4:26 PM||3099 km||1926 miles||1673 nm||NNE|
|Port-aux-Francais||Wed 3:56 PM||3327 km||2068 miles||1797 nm||S|
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