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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 Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 04:14:00 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 hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

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 Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 04:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 12' North, Longitude: 102° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.48 meters/second, 1610.9 km/hour, 1001.0 miles/hour or 869.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.68 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.5"1000.89 miwest0° 10' 51.3"12.43 minorth1000.82 mi
24 hours11° 17' 48.2"778.21 mieast4° 09' 38.3"285.92 minorth826.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
IpohTue 12:14 PM127 km79 miles69 nmWest-southwest WSW
George TownTue 12:14 PM198 km123 miles107 nmWest W
KuantanTue 12:14 PM204 km127 miles110 nmSoutheast SE
Alor SetarTue 12:14 PM218 km136 miles118 nmWest-northwest WNW
Kuala LumpurTue 12:14 PM232 km144 miles125 nmSouth S
Hat YaiTue 11:14 AM270 km168 miles146 nmNorthwest NW
SerembanTue 12:14 PM276 km172 miles149 nmSouth S
Malacca CityTue 12:14 PM332 km206 miles179 nmSouth S
MedanTue 11:14 AM420 km261 miles227 nmWest-southwest WSW
PematangsiantarTue 11:14 AM421 km262 miles227 nmSouthwest SW

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