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 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 35' North, Longitude: 147° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.97 meters/second, 1522.7 km/hour, 946.2 miles/hour or 822.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.77 miwest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 misouth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 30' 47.4"945.86 miwest0° 04' 08.1"4.74 misouth946.07 mi
24 hours11° 39' 17.3"759.66 mieast2° 04' 55.6"143.20 misouth777.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanMon 5:44 AM509 km316 miles275 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HagåtñaMon 5:44 AM724 km450 miles391 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirMon 6:44 AM1838 km1142 miles992 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokMon 4:44 AM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmSouthwest SW
YokohamaMon 4:44 AM1907 km1185 miles1029 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaMon 4:44 AM1912 km1188 miles1033 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KawasakiMon 4:44 AM1913 km1188 miles1033 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HamamatsuMon 4:44 AM1916 km1191 miles1035 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoMon 4:44 AM1929 km1199 miles1042 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SagamiharaMon 4:44 AM1929 km1199 miles1042 nmNorth-northwest NNW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools