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: 8%

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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 01:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 39' South, Longitude: 124° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.44 meters/second, 1528.0 km/hour, 949.5 miles/hour or 825.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.9"15.82 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 misouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 23' 57.1"949.14 miwest0° 07' 20.4"8.41 misouth948.85 mi
24 hours14° 46' 30.3"973.91 mieast2° 20' 23.4"160.93 misouth980.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KupangTue 9:16 AM842 km523 miles454 nmNorth N
DarwinTue 10:46 AM858 km533 miles463 nmNortheast NE
SuaiTue 10:16 AM924 km574 miles499 nmNorth N
SameTue 10:16 AM961 km597 miles519 nmNorth N
Tennant CreekTue 10:46 AM1003 km623 miles542 nmEast-southeast ESE
DiliTue 10:16 AM1009 km627 miles545 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsTue 10:46 AM1147 km713 miles620 nmSoutheast SE
DenpasarTue 9:16 AM1445 km898 miles780 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarTue 9:16 AM1509 km937 miles815 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaTue 10:01 AM1604 km997 miles866 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools