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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, August 14, 2013 at 11:16:00 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: 50%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:58 AM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1:46 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 11:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 21' South, Longitude: 97° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.50 meters/second, 1535.4 km/hour, 954.1 miles/hour or 829.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"15.90 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 misouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 26' 42.1"953.77 miwest0° 05' 54.2"6.77 misouth953.54 mi
24 hours13° 37' 46.1"899.94 mieast1° 51' 43.0"128.06 misouth904.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BantamWed 5:46 PM587 km365 miles317 nmNorth N
BandungWed 6:16 PM1571 km976 miles848 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluWed 6:16 PM1577 km980 miles851 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaWed 6:16 PM1581 km982 miles854 nmNortheast NE
PalembangWed 6:16 PM1761 km1094 miles951 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangWed 6:16 PM1924 km1196 miles1039 nmEast-northeast ENE
SurabayaWed 6:16 PM1970 km1224 miles1063 nmEast-northeast ENE
DenpasarWed 7:16 PM2119 km1317 miles1144 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeWed 7:16 PM2165 km1345 miles1169 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakWed 6:16 PM2296 km1427 miles1240 nmNortheast NE

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