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: 8%
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 Monday, January 14, 2013 at 04:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 00' South
Longitude: 147° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.49 meters/second, 1596.6 km/hour, 992.1 miles/hour or 862.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.53 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 28' 54.2"992.03 miwest0° 11' 40.3"13.37 minorth992.36 mi
24 hours12° 07' 00.1"830.04 mieast4° 45' 17.0"326.74 minorth895.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LaeMon 2:20 PM157 km98 miles85 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port MoresbyMon 2:20 PM167 km104 miles90 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mount HagenMon 2:20 PM443 km275 miles239 nmWest-northwest WNW
ArawaMon 2:20 PM900 km559 miles486 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraMon 1:20 PM976 km606 miles527 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsMon 2:20 PM1007 km625 miles544 nmSouth S
GizoMon 3:20 PM1017 km632 miles549 nmEast E
HoniaraMon 3:20 PM1367 km849 miles738 nmEast E
ManokwariMon 1:20 PM1698 km1055 miles917 nmWest-northwest WNW
DarwinMon 1:50 PM1902 km1182 miles1027 nmWest-southwest WSW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools