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: 37%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 7, 2012 at 21:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 40' South, Longitude: 133° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.14 meters/second, 1609.7 km/hour, 1000.2 miles/hour or 869.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.67 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 22.5"1000.08 miwest0° 11' 53.1"13.61 misouth1000.03 mi
24 hours12° 10' 04.4"838.87 mieast4° 40' 18.7"321.04 misouth894.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManokwariSat 6:58 AM426 km265 miles230 nmNorth N
AmbonSat 6:58 AM598 km372 miles323 nmWest W
JayapuraSat 6:58 AM837 km520 miles452 nmEast-northeast ENE
BaucauSat 6:58 AM883 km548 miles477 nmWest-southwest WSW
SofifiSat 6:58 AM890 km553 miles481 nmNorthwest NW
TernateSat 6:58 AM909 km565 miles491 nmNorthwest NW
DarwinSat 7:28 AM909 km565 miles491 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DiliSat 6:58 AM973 km605 miles526 nmWest-southwest WSW
SameSat 6:58 AM989 km615 miles534 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManadoSat 5:58 AM1178 km732 miles636 nmNorthwest NW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools