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 3:32 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 01:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 40' South, Longitude: 124° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.44 meters/second, 1528.0 km/hour, 949.4 miles/hour or 825.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.9"15.82 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 misouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 23' 56.9"949.13 miwest0° 07' 20.2"8.41 misouth948.84 mi
24 hours14° 46' 32.3"973.93 mieast2° 20' 19.8"160.87 misouth980.60 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 AM837 km520 miles452 nmNorth N
DarwinTue 10:46 AM880 km547 miles475 nmNortheast NE
SuaiTue 10:16 AM926 km575 miles500 nmNorth N
SameTue 10:16 AM964 km599 miles520 nmNorth N
DiliTue 10:16 AM1012 km629 miles547 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsTue 10:46 AM1170 km727 miles632 nmSoutheast SE
DenpasarTue 9:16 AM1424 km885 miles769 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarTue 9:16 AM1497 km931 miles809 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaTue 10:01 AM1611 km1001 miles870 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MalangTue 8:16 AM1676 km1041 miles905 nmNorthwest NW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools