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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 8:00:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

Previous phaseNew MoonSaturday, March 1, 2014 at 8:01 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, March 8, 2014 at 1:28 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 08:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 47' North, Longitude: 74° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.35 meters/second, 1610.5 km/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.68 miWest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 miNorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 28' 02.5"1000.62 miWest0° 11' 55.1"13.65 miNorth1000.69 mi
24 hours12° 39' 42.6"875.75 miEast4° 38' 34.3"319.01 miNorth930.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Addu CitySun 1:00 PM228 km142 miles123 nmSouthwest SW
MaleSun 1:00 PM393 km244 miles212 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KulhudhuffushiSun 1:00 PM666 km414 miles360 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ThiruvananthapuramSun 1:30 PM893 km555 miles482 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSun 1:30 PM898 km558 miles485 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 1:30 PM899 km558 miles485 nmNortheast NE
Diego GarciaSun 2:00 PM926 km575 miles500 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KandySun 1:30 PM985 km612 miles532 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiSun 1:30 PM1084 km674 miles585 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BengaluruSun 1:30 PM1387 km862 miles749 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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