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: 51%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 2:00 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 10:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 12' North, Longitude: 73° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.51 meters/second, 1506.6 km/hour, 936.2 miles/hour or 813.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.60 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 minorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 35.9"935.84 miwest0° 00' 42.7"0.82 minorth935.80 mi
24 hours11° 49' 07.3"762.35 mieast0° 10' 35.9"12.15 misouth762.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cockburn Harbour *Sat 6:36 AM160 km99 miles86 nmEast-northeast ENE
Labadee *Sat 6:36 AM177 km110 miles96 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Cap-Haïtien *Sat 6:36 AM182 km113 miles98 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Gonaïves *Sat 6:36 AM197 km123 miles107 nmSouth S
Cockburn Town *Sat 6:36 AM200 km124 miles108 nmEast E
Puerto PlataSat 6:36 AM290 km180 miles157 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port-au-Prince *Sat 6:36 AM304 km189 miles164 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santiago de los CaballerosSat 6:36 AM311 km193 miles168 nmSoutheast SE
Santiago de Cuba *Sat 6:36 AM318 km198 miles172 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Juan de la MaguanaSat 6:36 AM326 km202 miles176 nmSoutheast SE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools