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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, April 7, 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 12%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:38 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 03:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 05' South, Longitude: 96° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.73 meters/second, 1611.8 km/hour, 1001.5 miles/hour or 870.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.8"1001.45 miwest0° 11' 22.7"13.03 minorth1001.65 mi
24 hours11° 31' 03.0"794.67 mieast4° 34' 32.4"314.39 minorth855.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PadangSun 10:04 AM579 km360 miles313 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluSun 10:04 AM674 km419 miles364 nmEast E
MedanSun 10:04 AM891 km554 miles481 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalembangSun 10:04 AM959 km596 miles518 nmEast E
Kuala LumpurSun 11:04 AM1005 km625 miles543 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeSun 11:04 AM1038 km645 miles560 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSun 10:04 AM1199 km745 miles648 nmEast-southeast ESE
BandungSun 10:04 AM1303 km810 miles704 nmEast-southeast ESE
PontianakSun 10:04 AM1529 km950 miles826 nmEast-northeast ENE
SurabayaSun 10:04 AM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmEast-southeast ESE

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