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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 Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 15:10:00 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: 91%

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 Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 15:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 57' South, Longitude: 98° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.27 meters/second, 1534.6 km/hour, 953.5 miles/hour or 828.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.89 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 24' 24.5"953.31 miwest0° 06' 51.7"7.87 minorth953.63 mi
24 hours14° 01' 45.8"928.35 mieast3° 14' 53.0"223.33 minorth962.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BantamSun 9:40 PM555 km345 miles300 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BandungSun 10:10 PM1502 km934 miles811 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSun 10:10 PM1514 km940 miles817 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluSun 10:10 PM1519 km944 miles820 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalembangSun 10:10 PM1699 km1055 miles917 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangSun 10:10 PM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmEast-northeast ENE
SurabayaSun 10:10 PM1902 km1182 miles1027 nmEast-northeast ENE
DenpasarSun 11:10 PM2053 km1276 miles1109 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeSun 11:10 PM2107 km1309 miles1138 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakSun 10:10 PM2230 km1386 miles1204 nmNortheast NE

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