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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 Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 05:30:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

Previous phaseNew MoonSaturday, October 5, 2013 at 12:36 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 40' South, Longitude: 108° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.55 meters/second, 1578.8 km/hour, 981.0 miles/hour or 852.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.35 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 28' 41.8"980.82 miwest0° 09' 18.9"10.67 misouth980.60 mi
24 hours12° 48' 06.3"867.26 mieast3° 24' 31.1"234.33 misouth892.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
The SettlementSun 12:30 PM324 km201 miles175 nmWest-northwest WNW
TasikmalayaSun 12:30 PM479 km298 miles259 nmNorth N
YogyakartaSun 12:30 PM479 km298 miles259 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurakartaSun 12:30 PM530 km329 miles286 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BandungSun 12:30 PM531 km330 miles287 nmNorth N
TegalSun 12:30 PM537 km333 miles290 nmNorth N
CirebonSun 12:30 PM542 km337 miles293 nmNorth N
PekalonganSun 12:30 PM544 km338 miles294 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SemarangSun 12:30 PM563 km350 miles304 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MadiunSun 12:30 PM567 km352 miles306 nmNortheast NE

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