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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 27, 2013 at 23:40:00 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: 41%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, October 26, 2013 at 11:42 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 07' North, Longitude: 105° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.55 meters/second, 1589.6 km/hour, 987.7 miles/hour or 858.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.46 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 misouth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 33' 00.9"987.59 miwest0° 08' 23.2"9.61 misouth987.87 mi
24 hours10° 46' 34.1"731.46 mieast3° 34' 55.4"246.18 misouth775.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Phnom PenhMon 6:40 AM55 km34 miles30 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kampong ChhnangMon 6:40 AM134 km83 miles72 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Cần ThơMon 6:40 AM140 km87 miles76 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SihanoukvilleMon 6:40 AM180 km112 miles97 nmWest-southwest WSW
Ho Chi MinhMon 6:40 AM181 km113 miles98 nmEast-southeast ESE
KratiéMon 6:40 AM182 km113 miles98 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Siem ReapMon 6:40 AM283 km176 miles153 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BattambangMon 6:40 AM301 km187 miles163 nmNorthwest NW
PakseMon 6:40 AM449 km279 miles243 nmNorth N
Nha TrangMon 6:40 AM463 km288 miles250 nmEast-northeast ENE

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