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 phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 15:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 38' North, Longitude: 129° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.81 meters/second, 1601.3 km/hour, 995.0 miles/hour or 864.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.58 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 32' 52.5"994.95 miwest0° 10' 12.6"11.70 minorth994.80 mi
24 hours10° 54' 00.6"745.50 mieast3° 51' 06.6"264.76 minorth787.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DavaoSun 11:28 PM427 km265 miles230 nmWest-southwest WSW
Cagayan de OroSun 11:28 PM495 km308 miles268 nmWest W
General SantosSun 11:28 PM520 km323 miles281 nmWest-southwest WSW
Marawi CitySun 11:28 PM540 km335 miles291 nmWest W
Cebu CitySun 11:28 PM604 km376 miles326 nmWest-northwest WNW
MelekeokMon 12:28 AM617 km383 miles333 nmEast-southeast ESE
BacolodSun 11:28 PM714 km444 miles386 nmWest-northwest WNW
TernateMon 12:28 AM889 km552 miles480 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SofifiMon 12:28 AM891 km554 miles481 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManadoSun 11:28 PM924 km574 miles499 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools