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: 100%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 13:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 25' North, Longitude: 152° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.83 meters/second, 1515.0 km/hour, 941.4 miles/hour or 818.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.69 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 minorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.8"941.04 miwest0° 02' 21.3"2.70 minorth940.92 mi
24 hours11° 39' 55.6"756.33 mieast0° 30' 03.8"34.47 minorth755.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanWed 11:36 PM932 km579 miles503 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaWed 11:36 PM1139 km708 miles615 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandThu 1:36 AM1472 km915 miles795 nmEast E
PalikirThu 12:36 AM1609 km1000 miles869 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YokohamaWed 10:36 PM2095 km1302 miles1131 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoWed 10:36 PM2113 km1313 miles1141 nmNorthwest NW
NagoyaWed 10:36 PM2247 km1396 miles1213 nmNorthwest NW
OsakaWed 10:36 PM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmNorthwest NW
KyotoWed 10:36 PM2314 km1438 miles1249 nmNorthwest NW
KobeWed 10:36 PM2333 km1450 miles1260 nmNorthwest NW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools