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: 41%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 08:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 09' South, Longitude: 137° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.43 meters/second, 1528.0 km/hour, 949.4 miles/hour or 825.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.82 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 minorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 26' 27.0"949.20 miwest0° 06' 30.0"7.45 minorth949.52 mi
24 hours13° 02' 22.9"857.15 mieast3° 02' 18.9"208.95 minorth889.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekSun 5:36 PM356 km221 miles192 nmWest-southwest WSW
Alice SpringsSun 5:36 PM704 km437 miles380 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsSun 6:06 PM922 km573 miles498 nmEast E
DarwinSun 5:36 PM928 km576 miles501 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbySun 6:06 PM1447 km899 miles781 nmNortheast NE
DiliSun 5:06 PM1645 km1022 miles888 nmNorthwest NW
EuclaSun 4:51 PM1714 km1065 miles926 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraSun 5:06 PM1770 km1100 miles956 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Adelaide *Sun 6:36 PM1864 km1158 miles1006 nmSouth S
BrisbaneSun 6:06 PM1923 km1195 miles1038 nmSoutheast SE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools