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: 20%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 7, 2013 at 23:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 55' South, Longitude: 132° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.58 meters/second, 1517.7 km/hour, 943.1 miles/hour or 819.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.72 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 24' 20.9"942.73 miwest0° 05' 38.6"6.47 misouth942.48 mi
24 hours14° 34' 17.0"953.56 mieast1° 38' 36.5"113.05 misouth955.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekTue 8:56 AM154 km96 miles83 nmEast-southeast ESE
Alice SpringsTue 8:56 AM538 km335 miles291 nmSouth S
DarwinTue 8:56 AM748 km465 miles404 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsTue 9:26 AM1377 km856 miles744 nmEast E
DiliTue 8:26 AM1395 km867 miles753 nmNorthwest NW
EuclaTue 8:11 AM1471 km914 miles794 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyTue 9:26 AM1858 km1155 miles1003 nmEast-northeast ENE
Adelaide *Tue 9:56 AM1861 km1156 miles1005 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JayapuraTue 8:26 AM1999 km1242 miles1079 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManokwariTue 8:26 AM2000 km1243 miles1080 nmNorth N
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools