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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, July 22, 2013 at 17:16:00 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: 100%

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 Monday, July 22, 2013 at 17:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 30' South, Longitude: 100° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.35 meters/second, 1545.6 km/hour, 960.4 miles/hour or 834.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"16.01 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 24' 17.2"960.23 miwest0° 08' 30.6"9.75 minorth960.60 mi
24 hours13° 57' 29.5"930.47 mieast3° 49' 56.3"263.46 minorth974.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BantamMon 11:46 PM575 km357 miles310 nmNorthwest NW
The SettlementTue 12:16 AM754 km468 miles407 nmNortheast NE
BandungTue 12:16 AM1195 km743 miles645 nmNortheast NE
JakartaTue 12:16 AM1217 km756 miles657 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BengkuluTue 12:16 AM1302 km809 miles703 nmNorth N
SurakartaTue 12:16 AM1392 km865 miles752 nmNortheast NE
SemarangTue 12:16 AM1397 km868 miles755 nmNortheast NE
PalembangTue 12:16 AM1445 km898 miles780 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangTue 12:16 AM1531 km951 miles827 nmEast-northeast ENE
SurabayaTue 12:16 AM1576 km980 miles851 nmNortheast NE

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