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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, March 1, 2014 at 05:30:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, February 22, 2014 at 5:17 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, March 1, 2014 at 8:01 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 30' South, Longitude: 97° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.56 meters/second, 1604.0 km/hour, 996.7 miles/hour or 866.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.61 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 minorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 27' 08.3"996.59 miwest0° 11' 52.8"13.61 minorth996.82 mi
24 hours12° 58' 46.1"895.03 mieast4° 47' 40.9"329.44 minorth955.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PadangSat 12:30 PM490 km305 miles265 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluSat 12:30 PM506 km315 miles273 nmEast E
PalembangSat 12:30 PM796 km495 miles430 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanSat 12:30 PM900 km559 miles486 nmNorth N
SingaporeSat 1:30 PM932 km579 miles503 nmNortheast NE
Johor BahruSat 1:30 PM939 km584 miles507 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurSat 1:30 PM952 km591 miles514 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Tanjung PinangSat 12:30 PM956 km594 miles516 nmNortheast NE
Pangkal PinangSat 12:30 PM965 km600 miles521 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaSat 12:30 PM1020 km634 miles551 nmEast E

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