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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 Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 06:34:00 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: 5%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:21 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 06:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 12' South, Longitude: 107° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.78 meters/second, 1615.6 km/hour, 1003.9 miles/hour or 872.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.73 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.1"1003.82 miwest0° 11' 56.7"13.68 minorth1003.92 mi
24 hours11° 33' 14.5"799.20 mieast4° 40' 38.8"321.38 minorth860.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PontianakTue 1:34 PM221 km137 miles119 nmEast E
Pangkal PinangTue 1:34 PM254 km158 miles137 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Tanjung PinangTue 1:34 PM349 km217 miles188 nmWest-northwest WNW
KuchingTue 2:34 PM385 km239 miles208 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalembangTue 1:34 PM422 km262 miles228 nmSouthwest SW
SingaporeTue 2:34 PM424 km264 miles229 nmWest-northwest WNW
Johor BahruTue 2:34 PM441 km274 miles238 nmWest-northwest WNW
JambiTue 1:34 PM445 km276 miles240 nmWest-southwest WSW
Bandar LampungTue 1:34 PM621 km386 miles335 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Malacca CityTue 2:34 PM628 km390 miles339 nmWest-northwest WNW

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