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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 Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at 11:56:00 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: 65%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, July 16, 2013 at 3:20 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, July 22, 2013 at 6:17 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at 11:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 41' South, Longitude: 105° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.38 meters/second, 1549.4 km/hour, 962.7 miles/hour or 836.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.04 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 misouth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 27' 03.5"962.45 miwest0° 07' 38.7"8.76 misouth962.19 mi
24 hours13° 34' 32.2"904.17 mieast2° 37' 04.9"180.03 misouth915.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
The SettlementWed 6:56 PM574 km356 miles310 nmNorth N
BandungWed 6:56 PM999 km621 miles540 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaWed 6:56 PM1067 km663 miles576 nmNorth N
SurakartaWed 6:56 PM1081 km672 miles584 nmNortheast NE
SemarangWed 6:56 PM1109 km689 miles599 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangWed 6:56 PM1173 km729 miles633 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaWed 6:56 PM1232 km765 miles665 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarWed 7:56 PM1326 km824 miles716 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluWed 6:56 PM1357 km843 miles733 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalembangWed 6:56 PM1405 km873 miles759 nmNorth N

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