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: 12%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, March 22, 2012 at 2:37 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, March 30, 2012 at 7:41 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 26, 2012 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 23' North, Longitude: 121° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.63 meters/second, 1535.9 km/hour, 954.3 miles/hour or 829.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"15.91 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 minorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 32' 00.1"954.03 miwest0° 06' 09.4"7.06 minorth953.78 mi
24 hours11° 21' 12.7"745.37 mieast2° 04' 11.2"142.37 minorth754.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baguio CityMon 2:30 PM229 km142 miles124 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Tarlac CityMon 2:30 PM329 km204 miles178 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MabalacatMon 2:30 PM359 km223 miles194 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AngelesMon 2:30 PM366 km228 miles198 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OlongapoMon 2:30 PM406 km252 miles219 nmSouth-southwest SSW
QuezonMon 2:30 PM408 km253 miles220 nmSouth S
ManilaMon 2:30 PM418 km260 miles226 nmSouth S
MakatiMon 2:30 PM425 km264 miles229 nmSouth S
KaohsiungMon 2:30 PM523 km325 miles283 nmNorth N
TaichungMon 2:30 PM641 km398 miles346 nmNorth N

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools