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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 Monday, November 4, 2013 at 05:50:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:51 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, November 10, 2013 at 5:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 4, 2013 at 05:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 54' South, Longitude: 98° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.90 meters/second, 1536.8 km/hour, 954.9 miles/hour or 829.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.92 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 misouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 25' 23.4"954.66 miwest0° 06' 08.2"7.03 misouth954.43 mi
24 hours14° 05' 35.4"932.83 mieast1° 55' 21.2"132.22 misouth937.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BantamMon 12:20 PM545 km339 miles294 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BandungMon 12:50 PM1510 km939 miles816 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluMon 12:50 PM1518 km943 miles820 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaMon 12:50 PM1520 km945 miles821 nmNortheast NE
PalembangMon 12:50 PM1701 km1057 miles918 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangMon 12:50 PM1869 km1162 miles1009 nmEast-northeast ENE
SurabayaMon 12:50 PM1914 km1189 miles1033 nmEast-northeast ENE
DenpasarMon 1:50 PM2067 km1284 miles1116 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeMon 1:50 PM2107 km1309 miles1137 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakMon 12:50 PM2235 km1389 miles1207 nmNortheast NE

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