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: 4%

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 Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 01:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 15' South, Longitude: 174° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.94 meters/second, 1522.6 km/hour, 946.1 miles/hour or 822.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"15.77 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 minorth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 23' 53.5"945.94 miwest0° 06' 47.7"7.79 minorth946.28 mi
24 hours14° 00' 59.3"920.87 mieast3° 13' 22.0"221.63 minorth954.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NeiafuSat 2:14 PM87 km54 miles47 nmEast-southeast ESE
PangaiSat 2:14 PM176 km109 miles95 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaSat 2:14 PM323 km201 miles174 nmSouth S
AlofiFri 2:14 PM512 km318 miles276 nmEast E
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 3:14 PM566 km352 miles306 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mata-UtuSat 1:14 PM571 km355 miles308 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Sat 3:14 PM581 km361 miles314 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Pago PagoFri 2:14 PM614 km382 miles332 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Sat 2:14 PM728 km452 miles393 nmWest W
Lautoka *Sat 2:14 PM835 km519 miles451 nmWest W
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools