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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, November 2, 2013 at 04:30:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, October 26, 2013 at 11:42 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 04:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 02' South, Longitude: 91° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.06 meters/second, 1587.8 km/hour, 986.6 miles/hour or 857.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.44 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 28' 55.6"986.43 miwest0° 09' 56.9"11.40 misouth986.25 mi
24 hours12° 45' 58.9"869.58 mieast3° 43' 25.4"255.96 misouth901.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BantamSat 11:00 AM672 km418 miles363 nmEast-southeast ESE
BengkuluSat 11:30 AM1411 km877 miles762 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalembangSat 11:30 AM1697 km1055 miles916 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanSat 11:30 AM1724 km1071 miles931 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaSat 11:30 AM1782 km1107 miles962 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungSat 11:30 AM1847 km1148 miles998 nmEast E
Kuala LumpurSat 12:30 PM1870 km1162 miles1010 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeSat 12:30 PM1886 km1172 miles1018 nmNortheast NE
Diego GarciaSat 10:30 AM2080 km1292 miles1123 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 10:00 AM2246 km1396 miles1213 nmNorthwest NW

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