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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 Friday, September 13, 2013 at 09:50:00 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: 58%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:10 PM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:15 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 13, 2013 at 09:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 26' South, Longitude: 129° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.50 meters/second, 1513.8 km/hour, 940.6 miles/hour or 817.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.68 miwest0° 00' 02.0"0.04 minorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 24' 52.3"940.35 miwest0° 02' 02.9"2.35 minorth940.45 mi
24 hours14° 00' 28.3"913.83 mieast1° 24' 19.5"96.66 minorth922.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekFri 7:20 PM453 km282 miles245 nmEast E
Alice SpringsFri 7:20 PM628 km390 miles339 nmSoutheast SE
DarwinFri 7:20 PM778 km483 miles420 nmNorth N
DiliFri 6:50 PM1289 km801 miles696 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaFri 6:35 PM1360 km845 miles734 nmSouth S
CairnsFri 7:50 PM1704 km1059 miles920 nmEast E
AdelaideFri 7:20 PM1921 km1194 miles1037 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MakassarFri 5:50 PM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmNorthwest NW
PerthFri 5:50 PM1972 km1226 miles1065 nmSouthwest SW
DenpasarFri 5:50 PM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmNorthwest NW
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