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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 Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 23:26:00 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: 30%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 23:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 05' South, Longitude: 119° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.17 meters/second, 1545.0 km/hour, 960.0 miles/hour or 834.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.00 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 26' 21.6"959.72 miwest0° 08' 15.5"9.47 misouth959.44 mi
24 hours13° 51' 01.4"920.60 mieast2° 49' 41.0"194.49 misouth934.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KupangMon 7:26 AM816 km507 miles441 nmNortheast NE
RabaMon 7:26 AM846 km525 miles457 nmNorth N
EndeMon 7:26 AM848 km527 miles458 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MataramMon 7:26 AM892 km554 miles481 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DenpasarMon 7:26 AM922 km573 miles498 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SingarajaMon 7:26 AM984 km611 miles531 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuaiMon 8:26 AM1004 km624 miles542 nmNortheast NE
DiliMon 8:26 AM1091 km678 miles589 nmNortheast NE
MalangMon 6:26 AM1131 km703 miles611 nmNorthwest NW
SurabayaMon 6:26 AM1196 km743 miles646 nmNorthwest NW

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