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: 54%
Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:39 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 37' North
Longitude: 112° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.12 meters/second, 1566.4 km/hour, 973.3 miles/hour or 845.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.22 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 32' 18.2"973.19 miwest0° 07' 46.0"8.90 minorth972.94 mi
24 hours11° 09' 12.4"746.65 mieast2° 46' 01.8"190.29 minorth765.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Da NangSat 5:40 PM482 km299 miles260 nmWest-northwest WNW
HaikouSat 6:40 PM641 km398 miles346 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PakseSat 5:40 PM718 km446 miles387 nmWest W
Ho Chi MinhSat 5:40 PM754 km469 miles407 nmSouthwest SW
MacauSat 6:40 PM847 km526 miles457 nmNorth N
SavannakhetSat 5:40 PM853 km530 miles461 nmWest-northwest WNW
Hong KongSat 6:40 PM871 km541 miles470 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KowloonSat 6:40 PM875 km544 miles472 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Phnom PenhSat 5:40 PM883 km549 miles477 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baguio CitySat 6:40 PM897 km557 miles484 nmEast-northeast ENE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools