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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 Friday, January 31, 2014 at 04:32:00 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: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, January 30, 2014 at 9:40 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, February 6, 2014 at 7:23 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 04:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 35' South, Longitude: 117° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.82 meters/second, 1572.6 km/hour, 977.1 miles/hour or 849.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.28 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 25' 03.6"977.01 miwest0° 10' 17.9"11.80 minorth977.37 mi
24 hours13° 41' 47.2"928.14 mieast4° 24' 21.4"302.81 minorth982.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RabaFri 12:32 PM356 km222 miles192 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MataramFri 12:32 PM390 km243 miles211 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DenpasarFri 12:32 PM441 km274 miles238 nmNorthwest NW
SingarajaFri 12:32 PM497 km309 miles268 nmNorthwest NW
EndeFri 12:32 PM504 km313 miles272 nmNortheast NE
KupangFri 12:32 PM633 km393 miles342 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalangFri 11:32 AM698 km434 miles377 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarFri 12:32 PM730 km453 miles394 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaFri 11:32 AM747 km464 miles403 nmNorthwest NW
SuaiFri 1:32 PM835 km519 miles451 nmEast-northeast ENE

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