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

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 100%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, December 2, 2011 at 9:52 AM
Next phaseFull MoonSaturday, December 10, 2011 at 2:36 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 12:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 33' North, Longitude: 162° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.79 meters/second, 1489.6 km/hour, 925.6 miles/hour or 804.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"15.43 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.43 mi
1 hour14° 28' 56.5"925.24 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth925.24 mi
24 hours12° 29' 09.0"797.76 mieast0° 31' 53.2"36.57 misouth800.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandSun 12:58 AM557 km346 miles301 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirSat 11:58 PM1794 km1115 miles969 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroSun 12:58 AM1939 km1205 miles1047 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwaySat 1:58 AM2109 km1311 miles1139 nmEast-northeast ENE
HagåtñaSat 10:58 PM2136 km1327 miles1153 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSun 12:58 AM2596 km1613 miles1402 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenSun 12:58 AM2597 km1614 miles1402 nmSouth S
YokohamaSat 9:58 PM2642 km1641 miles1426 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoSat 9:58 PM2650 km1647 miles1431 nmNorthwest NW
Yuzhno-SakhalinskSat 11:58 PM3240 km2013 miles1749 nmNorth-northwest NNW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools