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: 5%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:36 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 12, 2012 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 44' South, Longitude: 142° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.30 meters/second, 1574.3 km/hour, 978.2 miles/hour or 850.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.30 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 26' 25.1"977.98 miwest0° 11' 02.5"12.65 misouth977.74 mi
24 hours13° 49' 47.4"936.65 mieast4° 03' 32.1"279.04 misouth969.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
WeipaMon 10:26 AM108 km67 miles58 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyMon 10:26 AM600 km373 miles324 nmEast-northeast ENE
CairnsMon 10:26 AM690 km429 miles372 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LaeMon 10:26 AM762 km474 miles412 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraMon 9:26 AM1031 km641 miles557 nmNorth N
DarwinMon 9:56 AM1241 km771 miles670 nmWest W
ManokwariMon 9:26 AM1503 km934 miles811 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsMon 9:56 AM1592 km989 miles859 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DiliMon 9:26 AM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmWest W
HoniaraMon 11:26 AM1957 km1216 miles1057 nmEast E

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools