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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 14, 2012 at 06:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 59' South
Longitude: 96° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.89 meters/second, 1504.4 km/hour, 934.8 miles/hour or 812.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.58 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 minorth15.58 mi
1 hour14° 22' 28.4"934.58 miwest0° 04' 15.6"4.89 minorth934.80 mi
24 hours14° 40' 27.5"954.06 mieast2° 19' 59.8"160.50 minorth974.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BandungFri 1:24 PM1897 km1179 miles1024 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluFri 1:24 PM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaFri 1:24 PM1912 km1188 miles1033 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaFri 1:24 PM2272 km1411 miles1227 nmNortheast NE
PerthFri 2:24 PM2365 km1470 miles1277 nmSoutheast SE
DenpasarFri 2:24 PM2399 km1491 miles1295 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeFri 2:24 PM2495 km1551 miles1347 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurFri 2:24 PM2626 km1632 miles1418 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakFri 1:24 PM2630 km1634 miles1420 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandFri 11:24 AM2674 km1662 miles1444 nmSouthwest SW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools