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: 86%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:46 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 57' North, Longitude: 160° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.86 meters/second, 1547.5 km/hour, 961.6 miles/hour or 835.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.03 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 misouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 31' 42.0"961.40 miwest0° 06' 32.2"7.49 misouth961.71 mi
24 hours11° 13' 35.7"742.98 mieast2° 57' 50.5"203.81 misouth775.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSun 3:34 AM571 km355 miles309 nmNorth-northeast NNE
WailukuSun 3:34 AM625 km389 miles338 nmNortheast NE
HiloSun 3:34 AM673 km418 miles363 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiMon 3:34 AM1710 km1063 miles923 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwaySun 2:34 AM2111 km1312 miles1140 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandSun 1:34 AM2531 km1573 miles1367 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoMon 2:34 AM3131 km1945 miles1690 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroMon 1:34 AM3234 km2010 miles1746 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaMon 1:34 AM3348 km2080 miles1808 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandMon 1:34 AM3454 km2146 miles1865 nmWest W
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools