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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 Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 22:14:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 45%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:16 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:30 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 22:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 14' South, Longitude: 124° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.95 meters/second, 1587.4 km/hour, 986.4 miles/hour or 857.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.44 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 29' 19.4"986.27 miwest0° 10' 18.0"11.80 minorth986.61 mi
24 hours11° 59' 36.0"816.43 mieast4° 17' 31.8"294.97 minorth872.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SuaiFri 7:14 AM112 km70 miles61 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KupangFri 6:14 AM136 km84 miles73 nmWest W
SameFri 7:14 AM164 km102 miles88 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DiliFri 7:14 AM203 km126 miles110 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BaucauFri 7:14 AM266 km165 miles143 nmNortheast NE
EndeFri 6:14 AM379 km235 miles204 nmWest-northwest WNW
RabaFri 6:14 AM695 km432 miles375 nmWest-northwest WNW
DarwinFri 7:44 AM702 km436 miles379 nmEast-southeast ESE
KendariFri 6:14 AM737 km458 miles398 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AmbonFri 7:14 AM813 km505 miles439 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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