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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 2:06:00 AM.

Jump to: -4 weeks | -1 day | -12 hours | -6 hours | -1 hour | -10 minutes | Now | +10 minutes | +1 hour | +6 hours | +12 hours | +1 day | +4 weeks

March equinox | June solstice | September equinox | December solstice

Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

View Day and Night Map

Find the Moon at Another Time in a Location

 / 
 / 
 : 
 : 

Start typing name of city

Advertising

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 24%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 02:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 52' South, Longitude: 153° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.30 meters/second, 1538.3 km/hour, 955.8 miles/hour or 830.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.93 miWest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 miNorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 26' 08.4"955.63 miWest0° 07' 48.0"8.94 miNorth956.00 mi
24 hours13° 06' 08.4"867.40 miEast3° 30' 37.2"241.35 miNorth907.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vaitape (Bora Bora)Sat 4:06 PM235 km146 miles127 nmEast E
PapeeteSat 4:06 PM470 km292 miles254 nmEast E
RarotongaSat 4:06 PM783 km486 miles423 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiSat 3:06 PM1711 km1063 miles924 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 4:06 PM1945 km1208 miles1050 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 3:06 PM2048 km1272 miles1106 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSun 4:06 PM2106 km1308 miles1137 nmNorth N
NukualofaSun 3:06 PM2288 km1421 miles1235 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSat 6:06 PM2633 km1636 miles1422 nmEast-southeast ESE
Suva *Sun 3:06 PM2937 km1825 miles1586 nmWest W

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools