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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 Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 02:24:00 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: 19%

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 Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 11' South, Longitude: 90° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.78 meters/second, 1514.8 km/hour, 941.3 miles/hour or 817.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.69 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 misouth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 24' 07.5"940.94 miwest0° 05' 16.1"6.04 misouth940.70 mi
24 hours14° 38' 35.8"956.68 mieast1° 28' 44.5"101.74 misouth957.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JakartaTue 9:24 AM2306 km1433 miles1245 nmNortheast NE
BandungTue 9:24 AM2320 km1442 miles1253 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaTue 8:24 AM2328 km1447 miles1257 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandTue 7:24 AM2400 km1491 miles1296 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SingaporeTue 10:24 AM2711 km1685 miles1464 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurTue 10:24 AM2771 km1722 miles1496 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PerthTue 10:24 AM2928 km1819 miles1581 nmSoutheast SE
DenpasarTue 10:24 AM2939 km1826 miles1587 nmEast-northeast ENE
PontianakTue 9:24 AM2976 km1849 miles1607 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 7:54 AM3097 km1924 miles1672 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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