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: 93%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:50 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 45' North, Longitude: 124° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.90 meters/second, 1511.6 km/hour, 939.3 miles/hour or 816.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.65 miwest0° 00' 01.3"0.03 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 53.4"938.97 miwest0° 01' 22.2"1.57 minorth938.90 mi
24 hours11° 39' 43.9"754.52 mieast0° 06' 11.3"7.10 minorth754.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KaohsiungFri 1:36 AM467 km290 miles252 nmNorthwest NW
TaichungFri 1:36 AM526 km327 miles284 nmNorthwest NW
TaipeiFri 1:36 AM553 km344 miles299 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Taoyuan CityFri 1:36 AM557 km346 miles301 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HsinchuFri 1:36 AM560 km348 miles303 nmNorthwest NW
Baguio CityFri 1:36 AM614 km382 miles332 nmSouthwest SW
QuezonFri 1:36 AM749 km465 miles404 nmSouth-southwest SSW
XiamenFri 1:36 AM754 km469 miles407 nmNorthwest NW
ManilaFri 1:36 AM760 km472 miles411 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MakatiFri 1:36 AM766 km476 miles413 nmSouth-southwest SSW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools