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: 83%

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 Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 57' North, Longitude: 155° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.19 meters/second, 1519.9 km/hour, 944.4 miles/hour or 820.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.74 miwest0° 00' 03.4"0.07 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 10.5"944.16 miwest0° 03' 26.4"3.95 minorth944.00 mi
24 hours11° 35' 50.2"754.22 mieast0° 56' 36.8"64.91 minorth754.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloThu 3:20 AM32 km20 miles17 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Kailua-KonaThu 3:20 AM89 km55 miles48 nmWest-southwest WSW
WailukuThu 3:20 AM169 km105 miles91 nmNorthwest NW
Napili-HonokowaiThu 3:20 AM189 km118 miles102 nmNorthwest NW
HonoluluThu 3:20 AM314 km195 miles169 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiFri 3:20 AM2014 km1252 miles1088 nmSouth S
MidwayThu 2:20 AM2426 km1508 miles1310 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandThu 1:20 AM3186 km1980 miles1720 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 2:20 AM3688 km2292 miles1991 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San Francisco *Thu 6:20 AM3728 km2317 miles2013 nmNortheast NE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools