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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, June 27, 2013 at 20:50:00 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: 74%

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 Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 20:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 26' South, Longitude: 108° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.86 meters/second, 1608.7 km/hour, 999.6 miles/hour or 868.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 29' 35.7"999.52 miwest0° 11' 44.4"13.44 minorth999.74 mi
24 hours11° 54' 07.5"820.83 mieast4° 41' 17.3"322.12 minorth883.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CirebonFri 3:50 AM259 km161 miles140 nmSouth S
BekasiFri 3:50 AM262 km163 miles142 nmSouthwest SW
JakartaFri 3:50 AM268 km167 miles145 nmSouthwest SW
TegalFri 3:50 AM278 km172 miles150 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BandungFri 3:50 AM294 km183 miles159 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PekalonganFri 3:50 AM299 km186 miles161 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BogorFri 3:50 AM308 km191 miles166 nmSouthwest SW
SerangFri 3:50 AM323 km200 miles174 nmSouthwest SW
TasikmalayaFri 3:50 AM323 km201 miles174 nmSouth S
SemarangFri 3:50 AM351 km218 miles190 nmSoutheast SE

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