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: 43%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 06:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 32' North, Longitude: 161° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.18 meters/second, 1591.8 km/hour, 989.1 miles/hour or 859.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.48 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 32' 31.1"988.97 miwest0° 09' 33.9"10.96 minorth988.77 mi
24 hours11° 00' 46.6"748.99 mieast3° 32' 43.5"243.71 minorth783.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KoloniaFri 5:34 PM522 km324 miles282 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirFri 5:34 PM529 km329 miles286 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandFri 6:34 PM1126 km699 miles608 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MajuroFri 6:34 PM1149 km714 miles621 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenFri 6:34 PM1371 km852 miles741 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaFri 6:34 PM1639 km1018 miles885 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaFri 4:34 PM1833 km1139 miles990 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraFri 5:34 PM2212 km1375 miles1195 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyFri 4:34 PM2707 km1682 miles1462 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 6:34 PM2710 km1684 miles1463 nmEast-southeast ESE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools