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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 Friday, January 11, 2013 at 05:00:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

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 Friday, January 11, 2013 at 05:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 04' South, Longitude: 97° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.64 meters/second, 1514.3 km/hour, 940.9 miles/hour or 817.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.68 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 23' 16.2"940.68 miwest0° 05' 42.7"6.55 minorth940.97 mi
24 hours14° 23' 08.4"940.54 mieast2° 51' 45.2"196.86 minorth968.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BandungFri 12:00 Noon1739 km1081 miles939 nmNortheast NE
JakartaFri 12:00 Noon1756 km1091 miles948 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluFri 12:00 Noon1770 km1100 miles956 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalembangFri 12:00 Noon1951 km1212 miles1053 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaFri 12:00 Noon2112 km1312 miles1140 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarFri 1:00 PM2241 km1393 miles1210 nmEast-northeast ENE
PerthFri 1:00 PM2334 km1450 miles1260 nmSoutheast SE
SingaporeFri 1:00 PM2359 km1466 miles1274 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakFri 12:00 Noon2477 km1539 miles1338 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurFri 1:00 PM2500 km1554 miles1350 nmNorth N

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