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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, January 31, 2014 at 06:40:00 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

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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, January 30, 2014 at 9:40 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, February 6, 2014 at 7:23 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 13' South, Longitude: 87° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.45 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
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.31 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 25' 11.2"978.41 miwest0° 10' 27.2"11.98 minorth978.78 mi
24 hours13° 38' 40.4"925.82 mieast4° 27' 09.2"306.00 minorth980.94 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 12:40 PM1682 km1045 miles908 nmWest-northwest WNW
BengkuluFri 1:40 PM1851 km1150 miles999 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:10 PM2159 km1341 miles1166 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboFri 12:10 PM2164 km1345 miles1169 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JakartaFri 1:40 PM2227 km1384 miles1203 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurFri 2:40 PM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmNortheast NE
MaleFri 11:40 AM2281 km1417 miles1232 nmNorthwest NW
BandungFri 1:40 PM2290 km1423 miles1237 nmEast E
SingaporeFri 2:40 PM2302 km1430 miles1243 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:10 PM2459 km1528 miles1328 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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