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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 Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 05:20:00 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: 3%

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 Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 18' South, Longitude: 120° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.67 meters/second, 1572.0 km/hour, 976.8 miles/hour or 848.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.28 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 27' 01.9"976.65 miwest0° 10' 36.8"12.16 minorth977.06 mi
24 hours12° 48' 19.9"865.50 mieast4° 28' 56.6"308.07 minorth924.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
EndeSun 1:20 PM399 km248 miles215 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KupangSun 1:20 PM402 km250 miles217 nmNortheast NE
RabaSun 1:20 PM471 km293 miles254 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuaiSun 2:20 PM607 km377 miles328 nmEast-northeast ENE
MataramSun 1:20 PM641 km399 miles346 nmNorthwest NW
SameSun 2:20 PM661 km411 miles357 nmEast-northeast ENE
DiliSun 2:20 PM684 km425 miles369 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarSun 1:20 PM712 km442 miles384 nmNorthwest NW
SingarajaSun 1:20 PM759 km472 miles410 nmNorthwest NW
BaucauSun 2:20 PM768 km477 miles415 nmEast-northeast ENE

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