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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, May 7, 2013 at 02:24:00 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: 8%

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 Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 00' North, Longitude: 110° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.18 meters/second, 1602.6 km/hour, 995.8 miles/hour or 865.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.60 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 32' 10.7"995.71 miwest0° 10' 03.3"11.52 minorth995.57 mi
24 hours11° 10' 11.0"765.12 mieast3° 47' 48.9"260.96 minorth804.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Nha TrangTue 9:24 AM480 km298 miles259 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Ho Chi MinhTue 9:24 AM485 km301 miles262 nmNorthwest NW
Cần ThơTue 9:24 AM530 km329 miles286 nmWest-northwest WNW
MiriTue 10:24 AM583 km362 miles315 nmSoutheast SE
Kuala BelaitTue 10:24 AM589 km366 miles318 nmSoutheast SE
Pekan TutongTue 10:24 AM612 km380 miles330 nmSoutheast SE
Bandar Seri BegawanTue 10:24 AM632 km393 miles341 nmEast-southeast ESE
Phnom PenhTue 9:24 AM697 km433 miles376 nmNorthwest NW
KuchingTue 10:24 AM713 km443 miles385 nmSouth S
PontianakTue 9:24 AM892 km554 miles482 nmSouth S

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