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: 2%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:11 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 14, 2012 at 20:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 33' North, Longitude: 145° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.10 meters/second, 1609.6 km/hour, 1000.1 miles/hour or 869.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.67 miwest0° 00' 12.1"0.23 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 10.1"1000.08 miwest0° 12' 11.9"13.97 misouth1000.32 mi
24 hours12° 01' 53.8"829.68 mieast5° 00' 18.5"343.92 misouth899.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 10:28 AM1369 km851 miles739 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluFri 10:28 AM2297 km1428 miles1240 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteFri 10:28 AM2487 km1545 miles1343 nmSouth S
RarotongaFri 10:28 AM3260 km2026 miles1760 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSat 9:28 AM3262 km2027 miles1762 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandFri 8:28 AM3500 km2175 miles1890 nmWest W
ApiaSat 9:28 AM3561 km2213 miles1923 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownFri 12:28 PM3666 km2278 miles1980 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiFri 9:28 AM3754 km2332 miles2027 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSat 8:28 AM4195 km2607 miles2265 nmWest-southwest WSW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools