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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 Saturday, June 28, 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 hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

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 Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 08:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 19' North, Longitude: 67° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.83 meters/second, 1543.8 km/hour, 959.3 miles/hour or 833.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.99 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 misouth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 31' 21.5"959.05 miwest0° 04' 12.8"4.83 misouth959.25 mi
24 hours11° 17' 02.7"745.26 mieast2° 01' 29.1"139.23 misouth762.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MumbaiSat 1:48 PM568 km353 miles307 nmEast-northeast ENE
Vasai-VirarSat 1:48 PM585 km363 miles316 nmEast-northeast ENE
PuneSat 1:48 PM661 km411 miles357 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuratSat 1:48 PM689 km428 miles372 nmNortheast NE
VadodaraSat 1:48 PM798 km496 miles431 nmNortheast NE
AhmedabadSat 1:48 PM817 km507 miles441 nmNortheast NE
KarachiSat 1:18 PM837 km520 miles452 nmNorth N
GodhraSat 1:48 PM862 km535 miles465 nmNortheast NE
LunawadaSat 1:48 PM888 km552 miles480 nmNortheast NE
Hyderabad (PK)Sat 1:18 PM895 km556 miles483 nmNorth N

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