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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 15, 2013 at 17:38:00 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: 96%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSunday, November 10, 2013 at 5:59 AM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, November 17, 2013 at 3:17 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 15, 2013 at 17:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 32' North, Longitude: 69° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.14 meters/second, 1577.3 km/hour, 980.1 miles/hour or 851.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.33 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 minorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.4"979.92 miwest0° 08' 19.1"9.53 minorth979.70 mi
24 hours11° 46' 22.2"794.99 mieast2° 59' 39.6"205.86 minorth816.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MangaluruFri 11:08 PM563 km350 miles304 nmEast E
HubballiFri 11:08 PM668 km415 miles361 nmEast-northeast ENE
KulhudhuffushiFri 10:38 PM753 km468 miles407 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MumbaiFri 11:08 PM787 km489 miles425 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PuneFri 11:08 PM800 km497 miles432 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BengaluruFri 11:08 PM859 km534 miles464 nmEast E
AnantapurFri 11:08 PM890 km553 miles480 nmEast-northeast ENE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 11:08 PM913 km568 miles493 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaduraiFri 11:08 PM967 km601 miles522 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuratFri 11:08 PM1016 km631 miles548 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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