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

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 21:08:00 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: 74%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 21:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 34' North, Longitude: 104° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.43 meters/second, 1618.0 km/hour, 1005.3 miles/hour or 873.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 17.8"1005.25 miwest0° 11' 28.2"13.14 misouth1005.38 mi
24 hours11° 12' 16.9"774.75 mieast4° 38' 00.8"318.37 misouth837.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SingaporeThu 5:08 AM66 km41 miles36 nmWest-southwest WSW
Johor BahruThu 5:08 AM69 km43 miles37 nmWest W
Tanjung PinangThu 4:08 AM71 km44 miles38 nmSouth S
Malacca CityThu 5:08 AM247 km153 miles133 nmWest-northwest WNW
KuantanThu 5:08 AM274 km170 miles148 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SerembanThu 5:08 AM303 km188 miles164 nmWest-northwest WNW
Kuala LumpurThu 5:08 AM345 km214 miles186 nmWest-northwest WNW
PekanbaruThu 4:08 AM346 km215 miles187 nmWest-southwest WSW
JambiThu 4:08 AM360 km224 miles194 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pangkal PinangThu 4:08 AM452 km281 miles244 nmSouth-southeast SSE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools