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 00:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 52' South, Longitude: 179° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.55 meters/second, 1535.6 km/hour, 954.2 miles/hour or 829.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.90 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 24' 35.3"953.94 miwest0° 08' 05.1"9.27 minorth954.33 mi
24 hours13° 47' 07.5"912.63 mieast3° 40' 59.0"253.23 minorth955.02 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 1:14 PM237 km147 miles128 nmSouthwest SW
Lautoka *Sat 1:14 PM306 km190 miles165 nmWest-southwest WSW
Nadi *Sat 1:14 PM316 km196 miles171 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mata-UtuSat 12:14 PM553 km344 miles299 nmNortheast NE
NeiafuSat 1:14 PM646 km401 miles349 nmEast-southeast ESE
PangaiSat 1:14 PM660 km410 miles356 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaSat 1:14 PM675 km420 miles365 nmSoutheast SE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 2:14 PM882 km548 miles476 nmEast-northeast ENE
Apia *Sat 2:14 PM923 km573 miles498 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiSat 12:14 PM930 km578 miles502 nmNorth N

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools