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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 31, 2013 at 20:34:00 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: 76%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, March 27, 2013 at 9:29 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:38 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 31, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 58' South, Longitude: 111° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.82 meters/second, 1507.7 km/hour, 936.9 miles/hour or 814.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.61 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 misouth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 24' 19.6"936.57 miwest0° 02' 03.3"2.36 misouth936.47 mi
24 hours14° 15' 42.9"927.24 mieast0° 11' 29.3"13.17 misouth926.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DenpasarMon 4:34 AM1325 km824 miles716 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangMon 3:34 AM1338 km831 miles722 nmNorth N
SurakartaMon 3:34 AM1377 km856 miles744 nmNorth N
PerthMon 4:34 AM1407 km874 miles760 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SurabayaMon 3:34 AM1416 km880 miles765 nmNorth N
SemarangMon 3:34 AM1440 km895 miles777 nmNorth N
BandungMon 3:34 AM1495 km929 miles807 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JakartaMon 3:34 AM1601 km995 miles865 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarMon 4:34 AM1868 km1161 miles1009 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DiliMon 5:34 AM2000 km1243 miles1080 nmNortheast NE

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