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

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at 11:44:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 100%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, June 27, 2012 at 3:32 AM
Next phaseFull MoonTuesday, July 3, 2012 at 6:53 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at 11:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 22' South, Longitude: 179° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.49 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.56 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 minorth15.57 mi
1 hour14° 23' 43.8"933.62 miwest0° 04' 57.8"5.69 minorth933.89 mi
24 hours14° 10' 00.8"918.80 mieast2° 34' 48.5"177.47 minorth942.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TubouTue 11:44 PM246 km153 miles133 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuvaTue 11:44 PM328 km204 miles177 nmNorthwest NW
LevukaTue 11:44 PM344 km214 miles186 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NadiTue 11:44 PM430 km267 miles232 nmNorthwest NW
LautokaTue 11:44 PM442 km274 miles239 nmNorthwest NW
LabasaTue 11:44 PM451 km280 miles243 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaWed 12:44 AM457 km284 miles247 nmEast-southeast ESE
PangaiWed 12:44 AM543 km337 miles293 nmEast E
NeiafuWed 12:44 AM610 km379 miles329 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiTue 12:44 AM1016 km631 miles548 nmEast E
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools