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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 Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 00:30:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 28%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 24, 2014 at 1:47 AM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, March 30, 2014 at 6:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 48' South, Longitude: 111° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.66 meters/second, 1554.0 km/hour, 965.6 miles/hour or 839.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.09 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 26' 06.1"965.40 miwest0° 07' 32.9"8.65 minorth965.72 mi
24 hours13° 25' 41.9"898.09 mieast3° 26' 07.3"236.16 minorth934.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MalangWed 7:30 AM771 km479 miles416 nmNorth-northeast NNE
The SettlementWed 7:30 AM772 km480 miles417 nmNorthwest NW
DenpasarWed 8:30 AM805 km500 miles434 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurakartaWed 7:30 AM805 km500 miles435 nmNorth N
SurabayaWed 7:30 AM849 km528 miles458 nmNorth N
SingarajaWed 8:30 AM852 km529 miles460 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MataramWed 8:30 AM867 km539 miles468 nmNortheast NE
SemarangWed 7:30 AM870 km540 miles470 nmNorth N
BandungWed 7:30 AM959 km596 miles518 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JakartaWed 7:30 AM1074 km667 miles580 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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