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: 98%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterMonday, May 28, 2012 at 8:18 PM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, June 4, 2012 at 11:13 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 11:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 30' South, Longitude: 176° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.45 meters/second, 1499.2 km/hour, 931.6 miles/hour or 809.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.53 miwest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 misouth15.53 mi
1 hour14° 22' 18.6"931.24 miwest0° 04' 44.8"5.44 misouth931.01 mi
24 hours344° 47' 46.9"985.09 miwest1° 10' 00.3"80.27 misouth984.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NadiSun 11:12 PM314 km195 miles170 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuvaSun 11:12 PM331 km206 miles179 nmNortheast NE
LautokaSun 11:12 PM336 km209 miles181 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LevukaSun 11:12 PM397 km247 miles215 nmNortheast NE
LabasaSun 11:12 PM543 km338 miles293 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaMon 12:12 AM867 km539 miles468 nmEast E
Port VilaSun 10:12 PM913 km568 miles493 nmWest-northwest WNW
PangaiMon 12:12 AM960 km596 miles518 nmEast E
NeiafuMon 12:12 AM1020 km634 miles551 nmEast E
NoumeaSun 10:12 PM1060 km658 miles572 nmWest-southwest WSW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools