Home > Sun & Moon > Moon Light World Map

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.

View Day and Night Map

Change time and date

< 4 weeks4 weeks > March equinox 
or choose:

< 1 day1 day >June solstice
< 12 hours12 hours >September equinox
< 6 hours6 hours >December solstice
< 1 hour1 hour >Now/Current time
< 10 minutes10 minutes >

Map notes

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 25%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 00:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 47' South, Longitude: 112° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.16 meters/second, 1588.2 km/hour, 986.8 miles/hour or 857.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.45 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.21 misouth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 28' 26.0"986.70 miwest0° 11' 14.3"12.87 misouth986.51 mi
24 hours13° 02' 03.2"888.57 mieast4° 15' 00.3"292.16 misouth929.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KediriSun 7:16 AM206 km128 miles111 nmNorth N
MalangSun 7:16 AM212 km132 miles115 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MadiunSun 7:16 AM247 km153 miles133 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurakartaSun 7:16 AM284 km177 miles153 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaSun 7:16 AM288 km179 miles155 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YogyakartaSun 7:16 AM289 km180 miles156 nmNorthwest NW
SemarangSun 7:16 AM360 km224 miles194 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KudusSun 7:16 AM362 km225 miles196 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DenpasarSun 8:16 AM368 km228 miles198 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingarajaSun 8:16 AM382 km237 miles206 nmEast-northeast ENE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools