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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 13, 2013 at 11:02:00 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: 67%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:04 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, October 18, 2013 at 11:39 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 40' South, Longitude: 123° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.38 meters/second, 1571.0 km/hour, 976.1 miles/hour or 848.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.27 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 27' 39.9"975.99 miwest0° 09' 08.5"10.47 minorth976.34 mi
24 hours12° 42' 55.3"858.20 mieast3° 57' 03.6"271.56 minorth905.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KupangSun 7:02 PM278 km172 miles150 nmNorth N
SuaiSun 8:02 PM424 km263 miles229 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EndeSun 7:02 PM461 km286 miles249 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SameSun 8:02 PM475 km295 miles257 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DiliSun 8:02 PM515 km320 miles278 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BaucauSun 8:02 PM574 km357 miles310 nmNortheast NE
RabaSun 7:02 PM687 km427 miles371 nmNorthwest NW
DarwinSun 8:32 PM813 km505 miles439 nmEast E
MataramSun 7:02 PM914 km568 miles493 nmWest-northwest WNW
MakassarSun 7:02 PM938 km583 miles507 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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