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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 Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 23:24:00 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: 56%

Previous phaseFull MoonThursday, April 25, 2013 at 7:59 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:16 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 23:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 54' South, Longitude: 95° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.17 meters/second, 1563.0 km/hour, 971.2 miles/hour or 844.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.19 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.19 mi
1 hour14° 27' 41.7"971.05 miwest0° 08' 56.3"10.24 minorth971.41 mi
24 hours12° 35' 10.3"845.15 mieast3° 52' 11.3"266.00 minorth892.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BantamThu 5:54 AM261 km162 miles141 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluThu 6:24 AM1353 km841 miles731 nmNortheast NE
JakartaThu 6:24 AM1523 km946 miles822 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungThu 6:24 AM1550 km963 miles837 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalembangThu 6:24 AM1591 km989 miles859 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeThu 7:24 AM1925 km1196 miles1039 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedanThu 6:24 AM1969 km1224 miles1063 nmNorth N
Kuala LumpurThu 7:24 AM2011 km1250 miles1086 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaThu 6:24 AM2041 km1268 miles1102 nmEast-northeast ENE
PontianakThu 6:24 AM2177 km1353 miles1176 nmNortheast NE

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