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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 Monday, June 24, 2013 at 17:32:00 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: 97%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:34 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, June 30, 2013 at 4:55 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 24, 2013 at 17:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 09' South, Longitude: 116° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.40 meters/second, 1531.4 km/hour, 951.6 miles/hour or 826.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.86 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 minorth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 23' 34.6"951.37 miwest0° 07' 09.3"8.20 minorth951.71 mi
24 hours14° 12' 07.8"938.76 mieast3° 21' 18.8"230.69 minorth974.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DenpasarTue 1:32 AM944 km586 miles510 nmNorth N
MataramTue 1:32 AM948 km589 miles512 nmNorth N
RabaTue 1:32 AM1003 km623 miles541 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SingarajaTue 1:32 AM1007 km626 miles544 nmNorth N
MalangTue 12:32 AM1079 km671 miles583 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaTue 12:32 AM1155 km717 miles623 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurakartaTue 12:32 AM1211 km752 miles654 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SemarangTue 12:32 AM1286 km799 miles695 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarTue 1:32 AM1375 km854 miles742 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DiliTue 2:32 AM1395 km867 miles753 nmNortheast NE
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