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: 30%

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 Friday, September 21, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 28' South, Longitude: 123° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.50 meters/second, 1503.0 km/hour, 933.9 miles/hour or 811.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.57 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.06 misouth15.57 mi
1 hour14° 24' 19.0"933.67 miwest0° 03' 18.2"3.79 misouth933.51 mi
24 hours14° 16' 10.0"924.87 mieast0° 40' 05.2"45.97 misouth923.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 4:24 PM829 km515 miles448 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Thu 7:24 PM1638 km1018 miles885 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteThu 2:24 PM2737 km1701 miles1478 nmWest W
RarotongaThu 2:24 PM3744 km2327 miles2022 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsThu 6:24 PM4297 km2670 miles2320 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiFri 2:24 PM4420 km2746 miles2387 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiThu 1:24 PM4827 km3000 miles2607 nmWest W
LimaThu 7:24 PM5060 km3144 miles2732 nmEast E
ApiaFri 1:24 PM5147 km3198 miles2779 nmWest W
Mexico City *Thu 7:24 PM5164 km3209 miles2788 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools