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: 81%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 10:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 33' North, Longitude: 144° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.49 meters/second, 1513.8 km/hour, 940.6 miles/hour or 817.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.68 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.03 minorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.6"940.30 miwest0° 01' 42.8"1.97 minorth940.21 mi
24 hours11° 40' 13.0"756.05 mieast0° 14' 44.6"16.91 minorth755.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanTue 8:50 PM611 km379 miles330 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaTue 8:50 PM784 km487 miles423 nmSouth S
HamamatsuTue 7:50 PM1698 km1055 miles917 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaTue 7:50 PM1702 km1058 miles919 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YokohamaTue 7:50 PM1714 km1065 miles925 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KawasakiTue 7:50 PM1721 km1069 miles929 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SagamiharaTue 7:50 PM1734 km1078 miles936 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoTue 7:50 PM1738 km1080 miles939 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaTue 7:50 PM1776 km1104 miles959 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MelekeokTue 7:50 PM1782 km1107 miles962 nmSouthwest SW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools