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: 100%
Previous phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:41 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 15:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 22' North
Longitude: 118° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.61 meters/second, 1615.0 km/hour, 1003.5 miles/hour or 872.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 32' 54.8"1003.50 miwest0° 11' 05.2"12.70 minorth1003.45 mi
24 hours10° 49' 55.3"747.15 mieast4° 16' 52.1"294.21 minorth800.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Kota KinabaluSat 11:28 PM307 km190 miles166 nmNorthwest NW
Bandar Seri BegawanSat 11:28 PM377 km234 miles204 nmWest W
Pekan TutongSat 11:28 PM409 km254 miles221 nmWest W
Kuala BelaitSat 11:28 PM454 km282 miles245 nmWest W
MiriSat 11:28 PM480 km299 miles259 nmWest W
Zamboanga CitySat 11:28 PM503 km312 miles271 nmNortheast NE
SamarindaSat 11:28 PM553 km343 miles298 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Puerto PrincesaSat 11:28 PM597 km371 miles322 nmNorth N
PaluSat 11:28 PM606 km377 miles327 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BalikpapanSat 11:28 PM642 km399 miles347 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools