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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, May 19, 2014 at 23:48:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 68%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 7:16 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 12:59 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Monday, May 19, 2014 at 23:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.93 meters/second, 1565.8 km/hour, 972.9 miles/hour or 845.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 26.6"||16.21 mi||west||0° 00' 08.5"||0.16 mi||north||16.22 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 46.1"||972.77 mi||west||0° 08' 32.4"||9.79 mi||north||973.10 mi|
|24 hours||13° 03' 04.0"||878.85 mi||east||3° 44' 22.7"||257.04 mi||north||921.51 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Diego Garcia||Tue 5:48 AM||691 km||430 miles||373 nm||NNW|
|Male||Tue 4:48 AM||1928 km||1198 miles||1041 nm||N|
|Port Louis||Tue 3:48 AM||1969 km||1223 miles||1063 nm||WSW|
|Saint-Denis||Tue 3:48 AM||2196 km||1365 miles||1186 nm||WSW|
|Victoria||Tue 3:48 AM||2300 km||1429 miles||1242 nm||WNW|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Tue 5:18 AM||2303 km||1431 miles||1244 nm||NNE|
|Colombo||Tue 5:18 AM||2305 km||1432 miles||1245 nm||NNE|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Tue 5:18 AM||2418 km||1503 miles||1306 nm||N|
|Madurai||Tue 5:18 AM||2590 km||1610 miles||1399 nm||N|
|Amsterdam Island||Tue 4:48 AM||2739 km||1702 miles||1479 nm||S|
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