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
This phaseFull MoonSaturday, December 10, 2011 at 2:36 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, December 18, 2011 at 12:48 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 14:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 33' North, Longitude: 138° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.77 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"15.43 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 misouth15.43 mi
1 hour14° 28' 54.7"925.27 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth925.28 mi
24 hours12° 29' 31.9"798.23 mieast0° 36' 28.2"41.83 misouth801.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaSun 12:36 AM1179 km732 miles636 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KagoshimaSat 11:36 PM1300 km808 miles702 nmNorthwest NW
HamamatsuSat 11:36 PM1352 km840 miles730 nmNorth N
ShizuokaSat 11:36 PM1378 km856 miles744 nmNorth N
OsakaSat 11:36 PM1383 km860 miles747 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MatsuyamaSat 11:36 PM1389 km863 miles750 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KobeSat 11:36 PM1393 km866 miles752 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KumamotoSat 11:36 PM1394 km866 miles753 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaSat 11:36 PM1412 km877 miles762 nmNorth N
KyotoSat 11:36 PM1414 km878 miles763 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools