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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 Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 11:02:00 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: 33%

Previous phaseNew MoonSaturday, October 5, 2013 at 12:36 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 24' South, Longitude: 82° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.59 meters/second, 1514.1 km/hour, 940.8 miles/hour or 817.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.68 miwest0° 00' 01.3"0.03 minorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 24' 55.0"940.56 miwest0° 01' 30.6"1.73 minorth940.64 mi
24 hours13° 56' 38.7"909.84 mieast1° 10' 59.8"81.38 minorth916.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaThu 5:02 PM1731 km1076 miles935 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandThu 4:02 PM2097 km1303 miles1132 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisThu 3:02 PM2631 km1635 miles1421 nmWest W
MaleThu 4:02 PM2792 km1735 miles1508 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisThu 3:02 PM2841 km1766 miles1534 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 4:32 PM2923 km1816 miles1578 nmNorth N
JakartaThu 6:02 PM3003 km1866 miles1621 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurThu 7:02 PM3252 km2021 miles1756 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeThu 7:02 PM3259 km2025 miles1760 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaThu 3:02 PM3371 km2094 miles1820 nmWest-northwest WNW

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