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

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 4, 2012 at 10:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 40' South, Longitude: 163° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 412.99 meters/second, 1486.8 km/hour, 923.8 miles/hour or 802.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.40 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.40 mi
1 hour14° 21' 51.4"923.51 miwest0° 00' 55.7"1.06 misouth923.46 mi
24 hours15° 08' 28.9"973.43 mieast0° 22' 40.5"26.00 minorth975.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaMon 12:54 AM439 km273 miles237 nmEast E
AlofiSun 11:54 PM683 km424 miles369 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 11:54 PM1163 km723 miles628 nmWest W
ApiaMon 11:54 PM1196 km743 miles646 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoMon 11:54 PM1566 km973 miles846 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteMon 12:54 AM1580 km982 miles853 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuvaMon 10:54 PM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmWest W
FunafutiMon 10:54 PM2314 km1438 miles1250 nmNorthwest NW
AucklandMon 10:54 PM2653 km1648 miles1432 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiTue 12:54 AM2702 km1679 miles1459 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools