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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 12, 2012 at 22:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 27' South, Longitude: 170° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.62 meters/second, 1546.6 km/hour, 961.0 miles/hour or 835.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"16.02 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 24' 33.3"960.76 miwest0° 09' 14.6"10.59 misouth960.46 mi
24 hours14° 31' 55.8"968.95 mieast3° 10' 24.3"218.23 misouth985.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pago PagoMon 11:08 AM131 km82 miles71 nmNorth N
Apia *Tue 12:08 PM222 km138 miles120 nmNorthwest NW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Tue 12:08 PM261 km162 miles141 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiMon 11:08 AM405 km251 miles218 nmSouth S
NeiafuTue 11:08 AM510 km317 miles275 nmSouthwest SW
PangaiTue 11:08 AM630 km391 miles340 nmSouthwest SW
Mata-UtuTue 10:08 AM651 km405 miles352 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoTue 11:08 AM676 km420 miles365 nmNorth N
NukualofaTue 11:08 AM799 km497 miles432 nmSouthwest SW
Suva *Tue 11:08 AM1213 km754 miles655 nmWest-southwest WSW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools