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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 Friday, May 31, 2013 at 22:00:00 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: 49%

Previous phaseThird QuarterFriday, May 31, 2013 at 7:00 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, June 8, 2013 at 3:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 31, 2013 at 22:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 37' South, Longitude: 122° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.48 meters/second, 1614.5 km/hour, 1003.2 miles/hour or 871.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.4"1003.15 miwest0° 11' 26.1"13.09 minorth1003.31 mi
24 hours11° 23' 53.9"787.61 mieast4° 32' 16.4"311.79 minorth847.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KendariSat 6:00 AM156 km97 miles84 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PaluSat 6:00 AM320 km199 miles173 nmNorthwest NW
GorontaloSat 6:00 AM361 km225 miles195 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MamujuSat 6:00 AM366 km227 miles198 nmWest W
MakassarSat 6:00 AM415 km258 miles224 nmSouthwest SW
ManadoSat 6:00 AM541 km336 miles292 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SamarindaSat 6:00 AM606 km377 miles327 nmWest-northwest WNW
BalikpapanSat 6:00 AM614 km381 miles331 nmWest-northwest WNW
AmbonSat 7:00 AM678 km421 miles366 nmEast E
TernateSat 7:00 AM691 km429 miles373 nmEast-northeast ENE

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