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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 00:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 52' South, Longitude: 178° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.52 meters/second, 1535.5 km/hour, 954.1 miles/hour or 829.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.90 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 24' 35.1"953.96 miwest0° 08' 04.5"9.26 minorth954.34 mi
24 hours13° 47' 15.5"912.79 mieast3° 40' 50.2"253.08 minorth955.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Suva *Sat 1:10 PM325 km202 miles175 nmWest-southwest WSW
Lautoka *Sat 1:10 PM405 km251 miles218 nmWest-southwest WSW
Nadi *Sat 1:10 PM413 km257 miles223 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mata-UtuSat 12:10 PM487 km303 miles263 nmNortheast NE
NeiafuSat 1:10 PM549 km341 miles297 nmEast-southeast ESE
PangaiSat 1:10 PM573 km356 miles310 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaSat 1:10 PM606 km377 miles327 nmSoutheast SE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 2:10 PM789 km490 miles426 nmEast-northeast ENE
Apia *Sat 2:10 PM828 km514 miles447 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pago PagoFri 1:10 PM917 km570 miles495 nmEast-northeast ENE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools