Home > Sun & Moon > Moon Light World Map

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.

View Day and Night Map

Change time and date

< 4 weeks4 weeks > March equinox 
or choose:

< 1 day1 day >June solstice
< 12 hours12 hours >September equinox
< 6 hours6 hours >December solstice
< 1 hour1 hour >Now/Current time
< 10 minutes10 minutes >

Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 01:30:00 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: 18%

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 Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 12' South, Longitude: 110° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.30 meters/second, 1577.9 km/hour, 980.4 miles/hour or 852.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.34 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 minorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 26' 50.0"980.30 miwest0° 09' 41.2"11.10 minorth980.64 mi
24 hours13° 07' 36.2"890.72 mieast4° 09' 49.9"286.16 minorth940.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YogyakartaThu 8:30 AM377 km234 miles203 nmNorth N
SurakartaThu 8:30 AM411 km255 miles222 nmNorth N
KediriThu 8:30 AM412 km256 miles223 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MadiunThu 8:30 AM422 km262 miles228 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangThu 8:30 AM450 km280 miles243 nmNortheast NE
SemarangThu 8:30 AM467 km290 miles252 nmNorth N
TasikmalayaThu 8:30 AM480 km298 miles259 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PekalonganThu 8:30 AM481 km299 miles260 nmNorth N
KudusThu 8:30 AM495 km307 miles267 nmNorth N
TegalThu 8:30 AM496 km308 miles268 nmNorth-northwest NNW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools