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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 07:20:00 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: 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 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 03' South, Longitude: 96° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.80 meters/second, 1615.7 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' 11.8"0.23 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.9"1003.86 miwest0° 11' 56.1"13.67 minorth1003.95 mi
24 hours11° 32' 41.2"798.56 mieast4° 40' 10.5"320.84 minorth859.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PematangsiantarTue 2:20 PM457 km284 miles247 nmNortheast NE
PadangTue 2:20 PM468 km291 miles252 nmEast-southeast ESE
MedanTue 2:20 PM485 km302 miles262 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PekanbaruTue 2:20 PM584 km363 miles315 nmEast E
Banda AcehTue 2:20 PM629 km391 miles340 nmNorth N
Kuala LumpurTue 3:20 PM703 km437 miles379 nmEast-northeast ENE
IpohTue 3:20 PM748 km465 miles404 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluTue 2:20 PM787 km489 miles425 nmEast-southeast ESE
Johor BahruTue 3:20 PM855 km531 miles461 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeTue 3:20 PM860 km535 miles465 nmEast E

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