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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 Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 21:54:00 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: 53%

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 Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 21:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 59' North, Longitude: 116° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.57 meters/second, 1611.3 km/hour, 1001.2 miles/hour or 870.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.69 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 31' 39.7"1001.10 miwest0° 10' 52.9"12.46 minorth1001.04 mi
24 hours11° 15' 42.6"776.06 mieast4° 09' 11.6"285.40 minorth823.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Kota KinabaluSun 5:54 AM117 km73 miles63 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Bandar Seri BegawanSun 5:54 AM162 km101 miles87 nmWest W
Pekan TutongSun 5:54 AM197 km123 miles107 nmWest W
Kuala BelaitSun 5:54 AM247 km154 miles133 nmWest W
MiriSun 5:54 AM278 km173 miles150 nmWest-southwest WSW
Puerto PrincesaSun 5:54 AM585 km363 miles316 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SamarindaSun 5:54 AM611 km380 miles330 nmSouth S
Zamboanga CitySun 5:54 AM661 km411 miles357 nmEast-northeast ENE
BalikpapanSun 5:54 AM690 km429 miles373 nmSouth S
PaluSun 5:54 AM754 km469 miles407 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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