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: 11%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:11 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:41 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 22:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 55' South, Longitude: 119° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.47 meters/second, 1553.3 km/hour, 965.2 miles/hour or 838.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.09 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 26' 06.3"964.98 miwest0° 09' 28.1"10.85 misouth964.69 mi
24 hours13° 47' 03.8"921.50 mieast3° 17' 56.8"226.88 misouth941.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownTue 2:08 PM1614 km1003 miles872 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Tue 5:08 PM1680 km1044 miles907 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteTue 12:08 PM3276 km2036 miles1769 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsTue 4:08 PM3586 km2228 miles1936 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaTue 12:08 PM4360 km2709 miles2354 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico City *Tue 5:08 PM4378 km2720 miles2364 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaTue 4:08 PM4526 km2813 miles2444 nmNortheast NE
LimaTue 5:08 PM4549 km2827 miles2456 nmEast E
San SalvadorTue 4:08 PM4560 km2834 miles2462 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiWed 12:08 PM4611 km2865 miles2490 nmWest-northwest WNW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools