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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 Monday, January 21, 2013 at 11:30:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 73%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 21, 2013 at 11:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 26' North, Longitude: 123° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.65 meters/second, 1525.1 km/hour, 947.7 miles/hour or 823.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.79 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.07 minorth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.6"947.36 miwest0° 03' 51.4"4.42 minorth947.19 mi
24 hours11° 32' 06.5"752.55 mieast1° 07' 28.4"77.36 minorth753.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baguio CityMon 7:30 PM428 km266 miles231 nmSouthwest SW
KaohsiungMon 7:30 PM486 km302 miles262 nmNorthwest NW
Tarlac CityMon 7:30 PM513 km319 miles277 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MabalacatMon 7:30 PM540 km335 miles292 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AngelesMon 7:30 PM546 km339 miles295 nmSouth-southwest SSW
QuezonMon 7:30 PM568 km353 miles307 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManilaMon 7:30 PM579 km360 miles313 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TaichungMon 7:30 PM579 km360 miles313 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakatiMon 7:30 PM585 km363 miles316 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OlongapoMon 7:30 PM591 km368 miles319 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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