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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 Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 06:22:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, December 3, 2013 at 12:24 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, December 9, 2013 at 3:13 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 06:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 26' South, Longitude: 86° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.53 meters/second, 1510.3 km/hour, 938.5 miles/hour or 815.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.8"15.64 miwest0° 00' 01.5"0.03 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 22' 51.8"938.18 miwest0° 01' 24.0"1.61 misouth938.11 mi
24 hours14° 55' 13.3"973.34 mieast0° 06' 08.9"7.05 minorth973.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaTue 12:22 PM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandTue 11:22 AM2195 km1364 miles1185 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JakartaTue 1:22 PM2688 km1670 miles1451 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleTue 11:22 AM2949 km1832 miles1592 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 11:52 AM2987 km1856 miles1613 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisTue 10:22 AM2987 km1856 miles1613 nmWest W
SingaporeTue 2:22 PM3007 km1868 miles1624 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurTue 2:22 PM3028 km1881 miles1635 nmNortheast NE
Saint-DenisTue 10:22 AM3196 km1986 miles1726 nmWest W
PerthTue 2:22 PM3285 km2041 miles1774 nmEast-southeast ESE

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