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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, February 1, 2013 at 20:34:00 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: 69%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 1, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 40' South, Longitude: 117° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.47 meters/second, 1585.7 km/hour, 985.3 miles/hour or 856.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.42 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 29' 31.7"985.11 miwest0° 10' 23.0"11.89 misouth984.90 mi
24 hours12° 28' 50.4"848.40 mieast3° 52' 38.4"266.53 misouth883.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RabaSat 4:34 AM263 km163 miles142 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MataramSat 4:34 AM305 km189 miles165 nmNorthwest NW
DenpasarSat 4:34 AM368 km229 miles199 nmNorthwest NW
SingarajaSat 4:34 AM418 km260 miles226 nmNorthwest NW
EndeSat 4:34 AM459 km285 miles248 nmEast-northeast ENE
KupangSat 4:34 AM624 km388 miles337 nmEast E
MakassarSat 4:34 AM634 km394 miles342 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangSat 3:34 AM640 km398 miles345 nmWest-northwest WNW
SurabayaSat 3:34 AM681 km423 miles368 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuaiSat 5:34 AM820 km509 miles443 nmEast E

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