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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 Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 05:40:00 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: 3%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, September 5, 2013 at 11:38 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:10 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 49' South, Longitude: 112° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.56 meters/second, 1611.2 km/hour, 1001.2 miles/hour or 870.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.68 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.6"1001.05 miwest0° 10' 43.4"12.28 misouth1000.99 mi
24 hours11° 37' 48.2"801.62 mieast4° 10' 36.3"287.02 misouth848.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SurabayaSat 12:40 PM270 km168 miles146 nmSouth S
BanjarmasinSat 1:40 PM274 km171 miles148 nmNortheast NE
KudusSat 12:40 PM295 km183 miles159 nmSouthwest SW
Palangka RayaSat 12:40 PM323 km201 miles175 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MadiunSat 12:40 PM331 km206 miles179 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SemarangSat 12:40 PM342 km213 miles185 nmSouthwest SW
KediriSat 12:40 PM349 km217 miles188 nmSouth S
MalangSat 12:40 PM350 km217 miles189 nmSouth S
SurakartaSat 12:40 PM359 km223 miles194 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PekalonganSat 12:40 PM404 km251 miles218 nmSouthwest SW

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