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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, June 19, 2012 at 3:04 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, June 27, 2012 at 3:32 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 00:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 08' North, Longitude: 165° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.89 meters/second, 1526.0 km/hour, 948.2 miles/hour or 824.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.80 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 misouth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 30' 15.5"947.92 miwest0° 05' 40.4"6.50 misouth948.21 mi
24 hours11° 48' 15.6"771.54 mieast2° 41' 43.4"185.37 misouth799.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 2:08 PM793 km493 miles428 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwayWed 1:08 PM1605 km997 miles866 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiThu 2:08 PM2089 km1298 miles1128 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandWed 12:08 PM2436 km1514 miles1315 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroThu 12:08 PM2887 km1794 miles1559 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandThu 12:08 PM2969 km1845 miles1603 nmWest W
TarawaThu 12:08 PM3090 km1920 miles1669 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 1:08 PM3223 km2003 miles1741 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 12:08 PM3510 km2181 miles1895 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ApiaThu 1:08 PM3719 km2311 miles2008 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools