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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 27, 2014 at 08:18:00 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 MoonFriday, June 27, 2014 at 8:10 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, July 5, 2014 at 12:00 Noon

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 27, 2014 at 08:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 36' North, Longitude: 56° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.37 meters/second, 1531.3 km/hour, 951.5 miles/hour or 826.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"15.86 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 misouth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 30' 33.4"951.27 miwest0° 02' 13.1"2.55 misouth951.38 mi
24 hours11° 37' 42.4"762.47 mieast1° 16' 42.5"87.92 misouth770.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalalahFri 12:18 PM277 km172 miles150 nmSouthwest SW
NizwaFri 12:18 PM502 km312 miles271 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SeebFri 12:18 PM603 km374 miles325 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MuscatFri 12:18 PM609 km379 miles329 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Abu DhabiFri 12:18 PM672 km418 miles363 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HadibuFri 11:18 AM696 km432 miles376 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DubaiFri 12:18 PM743 km462 miles401 nmNorth N
Al MukallaFri 11:18 AM871 km541 miles470 nmWest-southwest WSW
DohaFri 11:18 AM878 km546 miles474 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Al KhorFri 11:18 AM918 km570 miles495 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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