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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, August 19, 2013 at 15:00:00 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: 97%

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 Monday, August 19, 2013 at 15:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 44' South, Longitude: 114° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.43 meters/second, 1560.4 km/hour, 969.6 miles/hour or 842.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.16 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 25' 32.8"969.39 miwest0° 09' 20.9"10.71 minorth969.77 mi
24 hours13° 31' 17.4"908.64 mieast4° 05' 51.0"281.65 minorth958.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DenpasarMon 11:00 PM562 km349 miles304 nmNorth N
MataramMon 11:00 PM589 km366 miles318 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SingarajaMon 11:00 PM624 km388 miles337 nmNorth N
MalangMon 10:00 PM671 km417 miles362 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RabaMon 11:00 PM731 km454 miles395 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaMon 10:00 PM747 km464 miles403 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurakartaMon 10:00 PM806 km501 miles435 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SemarangMon 10:00 PM882 km548 miles476 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EndeMon 11:00 PM930 km578 miles502 nmNortheast NE
MakassarMon 11:00 PM1080 km671 miles583 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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