Home > Sun & Moon > Moon Light World Map

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.

View Day and Night Map

Change time and date

< 4 weeks4 weeks > March equinox 
or choose:

< 1 day1 day >June solstice
< 12 hours12 hours >September equinox
< 6 hours6 hours >December solstice
< 1 hour1 hour >Now/Current time
< 10 minutes10 minutes >

Map notes

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 90%

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 Monday, September 16, 2013 at 15:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 05' South, Longitude: 93° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.72 meters/second, 1579.4 km/hour, 981.4 miles/hour or 852.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.36 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 27' 18.5"981.25 miwest0° 10' 09.9"11.64 minorth981.60 mi
24 hours12° 52' 24.6"873.91 mieast4° 19' 15.0"296.95 minorth928.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BantamMon 9:40 PM338 km210 miles183 nmEast-southeast ESE
BengkuluMon 10:10 PM1218 km757 miles658 nmNortheast NE
PalembangMon 10:10 PM1489 km925 miles804 nmNortheast NE
JakartaMon 10:10 PM1514 km941 miles818 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungMon 10:10 PM1567 km974 miles846 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanMon 10:10 PM1703 km1058 miles920 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SingaporeMon 11:10 PM1750 km1088 miles945 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurMon 11:10 PM1790 km1112 miles966 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakMon 10:10 PM2094 km1301 miles1130 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaMon 10:10 PM2105 km1308 miles1136 nmEast E

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools