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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 Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 04:46:00 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 MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 17' South, Longitude: 108° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.74 meters/second, 1511.1 km/hour, 938.9 miles/hour or 815.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.65 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.10 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 22' 27.3"938.61 miwest0° 05' 25.3"6.22 misouth938.37 mi
24 hours15° 10' 09.7"990.49 mieast1° 28' 16.7"101.21 misouth991.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SurakartaWed 11:46 AM1321 km821 miles713 nmNorth N
MalangWed 11:46 AM1327 km824 miles716 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BandungWed 11:46 AM1371 km852 miles740 nmNorth N
SemarangWed 11:46 AM1374 km854 miles742 nmNorth N
DenpasarWed 12:46 PM1374 km854 miles742 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaWed 11:46 AM1402 km871 miles757 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaWed 11:46 AM1466 km911 miles792 nmNorth N
PerthWed 12:46 PM1580 km982 miles853 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BengkuluWed 11:46 AM1847 km1148 miles997 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalembangWed 11:46 AM1850 km1150 miles999 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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