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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 28, 2013 at 23:40:00 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: 33%

Previous phaseThird QuarterFriday, September 27, 2013 at 3:57 AM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, October 5, 2013 at 12:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 28, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 58' North, Longitude: 113° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.25 meters/second, 1556.1 km/hour, 966.9 miles/hour or 840.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.11 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 misouth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 32' 08.9"966.70 miwest0° 05' 58.3"6.85 misouth966.96 mi
24 hours11° 03' 47.2"735.81 mieast2° 42' 33.9"186.28 misouth763.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HaikouSun 7:40 AM592 km368 miles319 nmNorthwest NW
Da NangSun 6:40 AM614 km382 miles332 nmWest W
Nha TrangSun 6:40 AM660 km410 miles357 nmSouthwest SW
HuếSun 6:40 AM684 km425 miles369 nmWest W
MacauSun 7:40 AM691 km429 miles373 nmNorth N
Hong KongSun 7:40 AM702 km436 miles379 nmNorth N
KowloonSun 7:40 AM705 km438 miles381 nmNorth N
Baguio CitySun 7:40 AM711 km442 miles384 nmEast E
ShenzhenSun 7:40 AM740 km460 miles400 nmNorth N
ManilaSun 7:40 AM771 km479 miles416 nmEast E
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