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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, March 4, 2013 at 22:52:00 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: 50%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:54 PM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:53 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 4, 2013 at 22:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 23' South, Longitude: 108° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.94 meters/second, 1504.6 km/hour, 934.9 miles/hour or 812.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.58 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.58 mi
1 hour14° 24' 45.5"934.59 miwest0° 00' 59.3"1.14 misouth934.55 mi
24 hours14° 06' 31.7"914.91 mieast0° 13' 36.7"15.61 minorth915.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SurakartaTue 5:52 AM1450 km901 miles783 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangTue 5:52 AM1457 km906 miles787 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BandungTue 5:52 AM1491 km926 miles805 nmNorth N
PerthTue 6:52 AM1493 km928 miles806 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DenpasarTue 6:52 AM1502 km933 miles811 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaTue 5:52 AM1532 km952 miles827 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaTue 5:52 AM1582 km983 miles854 nmNorth N
BengkuluTue 5:52 AM1944 km1208 miles1050 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalembangTue 5:52 AM1960 km1218 miles1058 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarTue 6:52 AM2079 km1292 miles1122 nmNortheast NE
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