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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 Monday, June 4, 2012 at 17:34:00 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: 100%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, June 4, 2012 at 11:13 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, June 11, 2012 at 10:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 4, 2012 at 17:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 43' South, Longitude: 100° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 412.89 meters/second, 1486.4 km/hour, 923.6 miles/hour or 802.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.39 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.39 mi
1 hour14° 21' 57.4"923.29 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth923.30 mi
24 hours15° 02' 04.4"966.22 mieast0° 48' 09.2"55.22 minorth970.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BandungTue 12:34 AM1818 km1130 miles982 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaTue 12:34 AM1863 km1157 miles1006 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PerthTue 1:34 AM1919 km1192 miles1036 nmSoutheast SE
SurabayaTue 12:34 AM2088 km1298 miles1128 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarTue 1:34 AM2160 km1342 miles1166 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeTue 1:34 AM2574 km1599 miles1390 nmNorth N
PontianakTue 12:34 AM2595 km1612 miles1401 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurTue 1:34 AM2753 km1711 miles1487 nmNorth N
MakassarTue 1:34 AM2763 km1717 miles1492 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandMon 10:34 PM2812 km1747 miles1518 nmSouthwest SW

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