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: 17%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 19:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 36' North, Longitude: 162° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.82 meters/second, 1605.0 km/hour, 997.3 miles/hour or 866.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.62 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.7"997.14 miwest0° 11' 29.8"13.17 misouth997.42 mi
24 hours11° 49' 53.2"812.97 mieast4° 47' 27.7"329.20 misouth879.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 9:28 AM776 km482 miles419 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluThu 9:28 AM1702 km1058 miles919 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandThu 7:28 AM1707 km1061 miles922 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 8:28 AM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Fri 9:28 AM2482 km1542 miles1340 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 7:28 AM2630 km1634 miles1420 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaFri 7:28 AM2780 km1727 miles1501 nmWest W
MidwayThu 8:28 AM2860 km1777 miles1544 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroFri 7:28 AM2908 km1807 miles1570 nmWest W
AlofiThu 8:28 AM2952 km1834 miles1594 nmSouth-southwest SSW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools