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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 2:58:00 AM.

Jump to: -4 weeks | -1 day | -12 hours | -6 hours | -1 hour | -10 minutes | Now | +10 minutes | +1 hour | +6 hours | +12 hours | +1 day | +4 weeks

March equinox | June solstice | September equinox | December solstice

Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

View Day and Night Map

Find the Moon at Another Time in a Location

 / 
 / 
 : 
 : 

Start typing name of city

Advertising

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 42%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 02:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 08' South, Longitude: 146° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.78 meters/second, 1496.8 km/hour, 930.1 miles/hour or 808.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.50 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miNorth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 24' 32.0"929.77 miWest0° 00' 27.9"0.53 miNorth929.80 mi
24 hours14° 01' 21.8"904.87 miEast0° 48' 58.7"56.16 miNorth909.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 4:58 PM534 km332 miles288 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaFri 4:58 PM1412 km878 miles763 nmWest W
AdamstownFri 6:58 PM1702 km1058 miles919 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiFri 3:58 PM2492 km1548 miles1345 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 4:58 PM2819 km1752 miles1522 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ApiaSat 3:58 PM2832 km1760 miles1529 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSat 3:58 PM2984 km1854 miles1611 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 3:58 PM3011 km1871 miles1626 nmWest W
SuvaSat 2:58 PM3721 km2312 miles2009 nmWest W
Chatham IslandsSat 3:43 PM3780 km2349 miles2041 nmSouthwest SW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools