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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 01:26:00 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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 01:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 22' South, Longitude: 90° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.49 meters/second, 1542.5 km/hour, 958.5 miles/hour or 832.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.97 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.16 misouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 26' 11.0"958.20 miwest0° 08' 04.2"9.25 misouth957.91 mi
24 hours13° 55' 02.2"923.76 mieast2° 44' 25.2"188.46 misouth936.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluMon 8:26 AM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmNortheast NE
JakartaMon 8:26 AM2133 km1326 miles1152 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungMon 8:26 AM2162 km1344 miles1168 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaMon 7:26 AM2179 km1354 miles1177 nmWest-northwest WNW
SingaporeMon 9:26 AM2460 km1529 miles1328 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurMon 9:26 AM2499 km1553 miles1349 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaMon 8:26 AM2650 km1647 miles1431 nmEast-northeast ENE
Amsterdam IslandMon 6:26 AM2680 km1665 miles1447 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PontianakMon 8:26 AM2770 km1721 miles1496 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 6:56 AM2810 km1746 miles1517 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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