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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 Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 03:56:00 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: 1%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 19' South, Longitude: 105° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.55 meters/second, 1539.2 km/hour, 956.4 miles/hour or 831.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.94 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 24' 04.9"956.10 miwest0° 08' 37.6"9.89 misouth955.80 mi
24 hours14° 41' 41.3"975.57 mieast2° 53' 10.8"198.50 misouth988.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
The SettlementTue 10:56 AM644 km400 miles348 nmNorth N
BandungTue 10:56 AM1055 km656 miles570 nmNorth N
SurakartaTue 10:56 AM1110 km690 miles599 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaTue 10:56 AM1129 km702 miles610 nmNorth N
SemarangTue 10:56 AM1143 km710 miles617 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangTue 10:56 AM1185 km736 miles640 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaTue 10:56 AM1248 km775 miles674 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarTue 11:56 AM1320 km820 miles713 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluTue 10:56 AM1441 km895 miles778 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalembangTue 10:56 AM1479 km919 miles799 nmNorth N

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