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: 81%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 3, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 43' North, Longitude: 70° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.80 meters/second, 1565.3 km/hour, 972.6 miles/hour or 845.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.21 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 misouth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 32' 04.4"972.43 miwest0° 07' 55.9"9.09 misouth972.76 mi
24 hours11° 05' 54.8"742.60 mieast3° 28' 42.0"239.11 misouth785.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OranjestadMon 4:10 AM260 km162 miles141 nmSouth-southeast SSE
WillemstadMon 4:10 AM351 km218 miles189 nmSoutheast SE
Santo DomingoMon 4:10 AM424 km264 miles229 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaracaiboMon 3:40 AM450 km280 miles243 nmSouth-southwest SSW
La RomanaMon 4:10 AM454 km282 miles245 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port-au-PrinceMon 3:10 AM454 km282 miles245 nmNorth-northwest NNW
San Juan de la MaguanaMon 4:10 AM455 km283 miles246 nmNorth N
Punta CanaMon 4:10 AM494 km307 miles267 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Concepción de La VegaMon 4:10 AM499 km310 miles270 nmNorth N
Santiago de los CaballerosMon 4:10 AM525 km326 miles283 nmNorth N
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools