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

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 4%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 41' South, Longitude: 102° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.97 meters/second, 1497.5 km/hour, 930.5 miles/hour or 808.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.51 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 minorth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 22' 22.7"930.20 miwest0° 01' 59.3"2.28 minorth930.30 mi
24 hours14° 55' 36.5"966.02 mieast1° 29' 12.8"102.28 minorth976.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BandungThu 10:36 AM1625 km1009 miles877 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaThu 10:36 AM1679 km1043 miles907 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangThu 10:36 AM1796 km1116 miles970 nmNortheast NE
PerthThu 11:36 AM1835 km1140 miles991 nmSoutheast SE
SurabayaThu 10:36 AM1860 km1156 miles1004 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluThu 10:36 AM1869 km1161 miles1009 nmNorth N
DenpasarThu 11:36 AM1919 km1193 miles1036 nmNortheast NE
PalembangThu 10:36 AM1975 km1227 miles1066 nmNorth N
PontianakThu 10:36 AM2408 km1496 miles1300 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SingaporeThu 11:36 AM2435 km1513 miles1315 nmNorth N

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools