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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 Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 05:30:00 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: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 08' South, Longitude: 104° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.35 meters/second, 1542.1 km/hour, 958.2 miles/hour or 832.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.97 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 25' 00.5"958.00 miwest0° 08' 38.3"9.90 minorth958.39 mi
24 hours13° 36' 31.0"904.31 mieast3° 52' 01.3"265.86 minorth950.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
The SettlementSat 12:30 PM634 km394 miles342 nmNorth N
BandungSat 12:30 PM1071 km665 miles578 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaSat 12:30 PM1132 km703 miles611 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurakartaSat 12:30 PM1170 km727 miles632 nmNortheast NE
SemarangSat 12:30 PM1195 km742 miles645 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangSat 12:30 PM1266 km786 miles683 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaSat 12:30 PM1324 km823 miles715 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluSat 12:30 PM1389 km863 miles750 nmNorth N
DenpasarSat 1:30 PM1422 km883 miles768 nmNortheast NE
PalembangSat 12:30 PM1454 km904 miles785 nmNorth N

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