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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, June 20, 2014 at 01:48:00 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: 47%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, June 19, 2014 at 6:40 PM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, June 27, 2014 at 8:10 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 20, 2014 at 01:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 53' North, Longitude: 66° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.78 meters/second, 1612.0 km/hour, 1001.7 miles/hour or 870.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 29' 53.8"1001.58 miwest0° 11' 03.3"12.66 minorth1001.58 mi
24 hours11° 58' 37.3"827.41 mieast4° 16' 09.8"293.36 minorth875.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaleFri 6:48 AM818 km508 miles442 nmEast E
Addu CityFri 6:48 AM861 km535 miles465 nmEast-southeast ESE
KulhudhuffushiFri 6:48 AM861 km535 miles465 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaFri 7:48 AM1321 km821 miles713 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 7:18 AM1336 km830 miles722 nmEast-northeast ENE
VictoriaFri 5:48 AM1461 km908 miles789 nmSouthwest SW
MaduraiFri 7:18 AM1524 km947 miles823 nmEast-northeast ENE
ColomboFri 7:18 AM1573 km977 miles849 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 7:18 AM1578 km980 miles852 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengaluruFri 7:18 AM1671 km1038 miles902 nmNortheast NE

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