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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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 00:16:00 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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 00:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 12' South, Longitude: 107° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.88 meters/second, 1544.0 km/hour, 959.4 miles/hour or 833.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.99 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 26' 17.1"959.09 miwest0° 08' 10.8"9.38 misouth958.80 mi
24 hours13° 52' 42.1"921.92 mieast2° 47' 30.4"191.99 misouth934.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
The SettlementMon 7:16 AM649 km403 miles350 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BandungMon 7:16 AM1028 km639 miles555 nmNorth N
SurakartaMon 7:16 AM1043 km648 miles563 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SemarangMon 7:16 AM1083 km673 miles585 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangMon 7:16 AM1100 km683 miles594 nmNortheast NE
JakartaMon 7:16 AM1113 km692 miles601 nmNorth N
SurabayaMon 7:16 AM1166 km725 miles630 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarMon 8:16 AM1218 km757 miles658 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluMon 7:16 AM1470 km913 miles793 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalembangMon 7:16 AM1483 km921 miles801 nmNorth N

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