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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, November 17, 2012 at 07:24:00 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: 16%

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 Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 07:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 58' South, Longitude: 115° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.42 meters/second, 1517.1 km/hour, 942.7 miles/hour or 819.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.71 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 minorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 24' 24.0"942.45 miwest0° 05' 45.0"6.59 minorth942.74 mi
24 hours13° 48' 54.5"903.77 mieast2° 48' 51.4"193.54 minorth931.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KarrathaSat 3:24 PM227 km141 miles123 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DenpasarSat 3:24 PM1142 km709 miles616 nmNorth N
MalangSat 2:24 PM1258 km782 miles679 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaSat 2:24 PM1335 km830 miles721 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurakartaSat 2:24 PM1372 km853 miles741 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PerthSat 3:24 PM1438 km894 miles777 nmSouth S
SemarangSat 2:24 PM1446 km899 miles781 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliSat 4:24 PM1568 km974 miles846 nmNortheast NE
MakassarSat 3:24 PM1582 km983 miles854 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BandungSat 2:24 PM1598 km993 miles863 nmNorthwest NW

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