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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 11, 2013 at 03:04:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

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 11, 2013 at 03:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 47' South, Longitude: 126° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.12 meters/second, 1613.2 km/hour, 1002.4 miles/hour or 871.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 28.0"1002.33 miwest0° 11' 46.8"13.49 minorth1002.50 mi
24 hours11° 40' 34.3"806.70 mieast4° 41' 43.1"322.61 minorth869.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AmbonMon 12:04 PM203 km126 miles110 nmEast-southeast ESE
SofifiMon 12:04 PM405 km251 miles218 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TernateMon 12:04 PM406 km253 miles219 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KendariMon 11:04 AM471 km292 miles254 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManadoMon 11:04 AM511 km318 miles276 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GorontaloMon 11:04 AM538 km334 miles290 nmNorthwest NW
BaucauMon 12:04 PM628 km390 miles339 nmSouth S
DiliMon 12:04 PM648 km402 miles350 nmSouth S
SameMon 12:04 PM695 km432 miles375 nmSouth S
SuaiMon 12:04 PM737 km458 miles398 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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