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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 Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 05:40:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 4%

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 Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 48' South, Longitude: 114° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.76 meters/second, 1518.3 km/hour, 943.5 miles/hour or 819.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.72 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.06 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 24' 12.3"943.17 miwest0° 03' 17.4"3.77 misouth943.02 mi
24 hours14° 25' 38.3"944.73 mieast0° 42' 16.5"48.46 misouth943.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DenpasarTue 1:40 PM1124 km698 miles607 nmNorth N
MalangTue 12:40 PM1214 km755 miles656 nmNorth N
SurabayaTue 12:40 PM1293 km803 miles698 nmNorth N
SurakartaTue 12:40 PM1313 km816 miles709 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SemarangTue 12:40 PM1385 km861 miles748 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PerthTue 1:40 PM1462 km908 miles789 nmSouth S
BandungTue 12:40 PM1518 km943 miles820 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarTue 1:40 PM1599 km994 miles864 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaTue 12:40 PM1637 km1017 miles884 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliTue 2:40 PM1639 km1019 miles885 nmNortheast NE

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