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: 6%
Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 39' South
Longitude: 111° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.60 meters/second, 1528.5 km/hour, 949.8 miles/hour or 825.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.83 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 24' 20.9"949.64 miwest0° 07' 23.8"8.48 minorth950.00 mi
24 hours13° 49' 18.2"911.16 mieast3° 25' 33.6"235.59 minorth948.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DenpasarSat 2:20 PM1060 km658 miles572 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangSat 1:20 PM1075 km668 miles580 nmNorth N
SurakartaSat 1:20 PM1126 km699 miles608 nmNorth N
SurabayaSat 1:20 PM1154 km717 miles623 nmNorth N
SemarangSat 1:20 PM1191 km740 miles643 nmNorth N
BandungSat 1:20 PM1274 km792 miles688 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JakartaSat 1:20 PM1387 km862 miles749 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarSat 2:20 PM1611 km1001 miles870 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PerthSat 2:20 PM1634 km1015 miles882 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DiliSat 3:20 PM1795 km1115 miles969 nmEast-northeast ENE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools