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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 Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 14:50:00 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: 69%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:04 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, October 18, 2013 at 11:39 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 14:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 05' South, Longitude: 68° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.44 meters/second, 1574.8 km/hour, 978.5 miles/hour or 850.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.31 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 minorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 27' 51.2"978.39 miwest0° 09' 24.5"10.78 minorth978.73 mi
24 hours12° 38' 45.9"855.43 mieast4° 02' 19.0"277.57 minorth904.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSun 8:50 PM685 km425 miles370 nmNortheast NE
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sun 6:50 PM997 km619 miles538 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisSun 6:50 PM1470 km913 miles794 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaSun 6:50 PM1647 km1023 miles889 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisSun 6:50 PM1690 km1050 miles913 nmSouthwest SW
MaleSun 7:50 PM1884 km1171 miles1017 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoSun 5:50 PM2364 km1469 miles1276 nmWest-southwest WSW
ColomboSun 8:20 PM2454 km1525 miles1325 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 8:20 PM2454 km1525 miles1325 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramSun 8:20 PM2464 km1531 miles1331 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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