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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 18, 2013 at 08:44:00 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: 44%

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 Friday, January 18, 2013 at 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 52' North, Longitude: 129° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.68 meters/second, 1590.0 km/hour, 988.0 miles/hour or 858.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.47 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 32' 31.1"987.85 miwest0° 09' 26.3"10.81 minorth987.64 mi
24 hours11° 01' 08.4"748.56 mieast3° 29' 25.9"239.94 minorth781.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DavaoFri 4:44 PM624 km388 miles337 nmSouthwest SW
Cagayan de OroFri 4:44 PM624 km388 miles337 nmWest-southwest WSW
MelekeokFri 5:44 PM647 km402 miles350 nmSoutheast SE
Cebu CityFri 4:44 PM650 km404 miles351 nmWest W
Marawi CityFri 4:44 PM684 km425 miles369 nmWest-southwest WSW
General SantosFri 4:44 PM733 km455 miles396 nmSouthwest SW
BacolodFri 4:44 PM749 km465 miles404 nmWest W
QuezonFri 4:44 PM1040 km646 miles562 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManilaFri 4:44 PM1042 km648 miles563 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManadoFri 4:44 PM1174 km730 miles634 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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