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: 17%

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 Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 25' South, Longitude: 178° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.57 meters/second, 1564.5 km/hour, 972.1 miles/hour or 844.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.20 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 26' 36.6"971.85 miwest0° 10' 05.1"11.56 misouth971.58 mi
24 hours346° 12' 37.6"927.86 miwest3° 38' 33.7"250.46 misouth953.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Lautoka *Mon 9:34 AM486 km302 miles263 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Nadi *Mon 9:34 AM508 km316 miles274 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Suva *Mon 9:34 AM524 km326 miles283 nmSouth S
Mata-UtuMon 8:34 AM543 km338 miles293 nmEast E
FunafutiMon 8:34 AM543 km338 miles293 nmNorth N
NeiafuMon 9:34 AM964 km599 miles520 nmSoutheast SE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Mon 10:34 AM971 km603 miles524 nmEast E
PangaiMon 9:34 AM1016 km631 miles548 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Mon 10:34 AM1019 km633 miles550 nmEast E
NukualofaMon 9:34 AM1065 km662 miles575 nmSoutheast SE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools