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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 Friday, November 8, 2013 at 11:32:00 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: 30%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:51 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, November 10, 2013 at 5:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 8, 2013 at 11:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 28' South, Longitude: 72° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.98 meters/second, 1540.7 km/hour, 957.4 miles/hour or 831.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.96 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 25' 43.6"957.16 miwest0° 06' 39.5"7.63 minorth957.47 mi
24 hours13° 25' 07.4"890.19 mieast3° 05' 49.8"212.94 minorth921.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaFri 5:32 PM1012 km629 miles546 nmNorth N
Port LouisFri 3:32 PM1683 km1046 miles909 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisFri 3:32 PM1908 km1186 miles1030 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleFri 4:32 PM2284 km1419 miles1233 nmNorth N
VictoriaFri 3:32 PM2317 km1440 miles1251 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandFri 4:32 PM2407 km1496 miles1300 nmSouth S
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 5:02 PM2695 km1674 miles1455 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoFri 2:32 PM2709 km1683 miles1463 nmWest W
MoroniFri 2:32 PM3246 km2017 miles1753 nmWest W
BengaluruFri 5:02 PM3295 km2047 miles1779 nmNorth N

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