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 QuarterWednesday, June 27, 2012 at 3:31 AM
Next phaseFull MoonTuesday, July 3, 2012 at 6:52 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at 11:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 21' South, Longitude: 179° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.50 meters/second, 1503.0 km/hour, 933.9 miles/hour or 811.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.56 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 minorth15.57 mi
1 hour14° 23' 43.8"933.63 miwest0° 04' 58.0"5.69 minorth933.90 mi
24 hours14° 09' 58.6"918.78 mieast2° 34' 51.9"177.53 minorth942.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SuvaTue 11:44 PM310 km193 miles168 nmNorthwest NW
NadiTue 11:44 PM409 km254 miles221 nmNorthwest NW
LautokaTue 11:44 PM422 km262 miles228 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaWed 12:44 AM484 km301 miles261 nmEast E
PangaiWed 12:44 AM571 km354 miles308 nmEast E
NeiafuWed 12:44 AM637 km396 miles344 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiTue 12:44 AM1043 km648 miles563 nmEast E
ApiaWed 12:44 AM1116 km694 miles603 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaTue 10:44 PM1286 km799 miles695 nmWest W
FunafutiTue 11:44 PM1315 km817 miles710 nmNorth N

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools