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: 83%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 49' North, Longitude: 156° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.56 meters/second, 1607.6 km/hour, 998.9 miles/hour or 868.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.65 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 misouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.6"998.82 miwest0° 10' 42.1"12.26 misouth999.08 mi
24 hours10° 59' 48.0"755.28 mieast4° 25' 38.0"304.21 misouth816.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirWed 3:46 AM174 km108 miles94 nmEast E
KoloniaWed 3:46 AM179 km111 miles97 nmEast E
YarenWed 4:46 AM1405 km873 miles759 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaWed 2:46 AM1492 km927 miles805 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroWed 4:46 AM1614 km1003 miles871 nmEast E
Wake IslandWed 4:46 AM1756 km1091 miles948 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraWed 3:46 AM1835 km1140 miles991 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaWed 4:46 AM1916 km1191 miles1035 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraWed 1:46 AM2047 km1272 miles1105 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyWed 2:46 AM2080 km1293 miles1123 nmSouth-southwest SSW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools