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: 62%

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 Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 05:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 53' North, Longitude: 164° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.18 meters/second, 1548.6 km/hour, 962.3 miles/hour or 836.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.04 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 minorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 31' 59.0"962.09 miwest0° 06' 20.7"7.27 minorth961.84 mi
24 hours11° 17' 58.1"748.09 mieast2° 09' 53.6"148.90 minorth758.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSat 7:44 PM872 km542 miles471 nmNortheast NE
MidwaySat 6:44 PM1807 km1123 miles976 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiSun 7:44 PM1846 km1147 miles997 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandSat 5:44 PM2252 km1399 miles1216 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroSun 5:44 PM2832 km1760 miles1529 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSun 5:44 PM2981 km1852 miles1610 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSun 6:44 PM2990 km1858 miles1615 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandSun 5:44 PM3041 km1889 miles1642 nmWest W
FunafutiSun 5:44 PM3320 km2063 miles1793 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Sun 7:44 PM3484 km2165 miles1881 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools