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: 55%
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, October 7, 2012 at 18:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 39' North
Longitude: 160° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.80 meters/second, 1522.1 km/hour, 945.8 miles/hour or 821.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.76 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 misouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 30' 47.0"945.54 miwest0° 04' 02.7"4.64 misouth945.75 mi
24 hours11° 39' 26.3"759.57 mieast2° 02' 49.7"140.81 misouth777.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandMon 6:46 AM602 km374 miles325 nmEast E
PalikirMon 5:46 AM1440 km895 miles778 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroMon 6:46 AM1773 km1102 miles957 nmSoutheast SE
Guam (Hagåtña)Mon 4:46 AM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenMon 6:46 AM2326 km1446 miles1256 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwaySun 7:46 AM2399 km1490 miles1295 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaMon 6:46 AM2408 km1496 miles1300 nmSoutheast SE
TokyoMon 3:46 AM2736 km1700 miles1477 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokMon 3:46 AM3142 km1952 miles1696 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraMon 5:46 AM3219 km2000 miles1738 nmSouth S
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools