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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 Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 20:44:00 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: 62%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:28 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:54 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 10' South, Longitude: 124° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.46 meters/second, 1517.3 km/hour, 942.8 miles/hour or 819.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.71 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 25' 27.6"942.48 miwest0° 04' 23.4"5.03 misouth942.29 mi
24 hours13° 57' 52.3"912.45 mieast1° 10' 07.2"80.39 misouth912.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekMon 6:14 AM970 km603 miles524 nmEast E
DarwinMon 6:14 AM973 km604 miles525 nmNortheast NE
KupangMon 4:44 AM1008 km626 miles544 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsMon 6:14 AM1050 km652 miles567 nmEast-southeast ESE
DiliMon 5:44 AM1176 km731 miles635 nmNorth N
EuclaMon 5:29 AM1440 km895 miles778 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DenpasarMon 4:44 AM1566 km973 miles846 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarMon 4:44 AM1665 km1035 miles899 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PerthMon 4:44 AM1685 km1047 miles910 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MalangMon 3:44 AM1809 km1124 miles977 nmNorthwest NW

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