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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 21:40:00 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 21:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 16' South, Longitude: 96° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.98 meters/second, 1609.1 km/hour, 999.9 miles/hour or 868.9 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' 38.9"999.80 miwest0° 11' 44.7"13.45 minorth1000.01 mi
24 hours11° 53' 04.0"819.79 mieast4° 41' 10.2"321.98 minorth882.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PadangFri 4:40 AM570 km354 miles308 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluFri 4:40 AM647 km402 miles350 nmEast E
MedanFri 4:40 AM903 km561 miles487 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalembangFri 4:40 AM934 km580 miles504 nmEast E
Kuala LumpurFri 5:40 AM1005 km624 miles543 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeFri 5:40 AM1027 km638 miles554 nmNortheast NE
JakartaFri 4:40 AM1168 km725 miles630 nmEast E
BandungFri 4:40 AM1270 km789 miles686 nmEast-southeast ESE
PontianakFri 4:40 AM1508 km937 miles814 nmEast-northeast ENE
SurabayaFri 4:40 AM1835 km1140 miles991 nmEast E

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