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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 06:40:00 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

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 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 59' South, Longitude: 86° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.68 meters/second, 1536.0 km/hour, 954.4 miles/hour or 829.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.91 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 25' 20.3"954.17 miwest0° 06' 02.7"6.93 misouth953.94 mi
24 hours14° 06' 35.1"933.50 mieast1° 52' 57.7"129.48 misouth937.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaMon 12:40 PM1831 km1138 miles989 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandMon 11:40 AM2454 km1525 miles1325 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JakartaMon 1:40 PM2554 km1587 miles1379 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungMon 1:40 PM2589 km1609 miles1398 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleMon 11:40 AM2719 km1689 miles1468 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 12:10 PM2726 km1694 miles1472 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SingaporeMon 2:40 PM2806 km1744 miles1515 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurMon 2:40 PM2808 km1745 miles1516 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisMon 10:40 AM3036 km1887 miles1640 nmWest W
PontianakMon 1:40 PM3164 km1966 miles1708 nmNortheast NE

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