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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, May 26, 2013 at 18:26:00 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: 96%

Previous phaseFull MoonSaturday, May 25, 2013 at 4:27 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterFriday, May 31, 2013 at 7:00 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 26, 2013 at 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 57' South, Longitude: 106° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.91 meters/second, 1504.5 km/hour, 934.8 miles/hour or 812.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.58 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 minorth15.58 mi
1 hour14° 22' 19.2"934.56 miwest0° 02' 08.3"2.45 minorth934.67 mi
24 hours14° 51' 35.5"966.26 mieast1° 30' 59.8"104.32 minorth976.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SurakartaMon 1:26 AM1435 km892 miles775 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BandungMon 1:26 AM1443 km896 miles779 nmNorth N
MalangMon 1:26 AM1463 km909 miles790 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaMon 1:26 AM1527 km949 miles825 nmNorth N
DenpasarMon 2:26 AM1533 km952 miles828 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaMon 1:26 AM1535 km954 miles829 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PerthMon 2:26 AM1599 km994 miles863 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BengkuluMon 1:26 AM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalembangMon 1:26 AM1891 km1175 miles1021 nmNorth N
MakassarMon 2:26 AM2121 km1318 miles1145 nmNortheast NE

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