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: 93%

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 Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 09:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 11' North, Longitude: 171° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.37 meters/second, 1516.9 km/hour, 942.6 miles/hour or 819.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.71 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.1"942.27 miwest0° 02' 46.4"3.18 misouth942.42 mi
24 hours11° 40' 59.9"758.70 mieast1° 32' 35.9"106.16 misouth769.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayWed 10:22 PM1084 km674 miles586 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluWed 11:22 PM1402 km871 miles757 nmEast E
Baker IslandWed 9:22 PM2282 km1418 miles1232 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandThu 9:22 PM2315 km1439 miles1250 nmWest W
MajuroThu 9:22 PM2378 km1477 miles1284 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiThu 11:22 PM2530 km1572 miles1366 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaThu 9:22 PM2690 km1671 miles1452 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 10:22 PM3268 km2030 miles1764 nmSouth S
YarenThu 9:22 PM3302 km2052 miles1783 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiThu 9:22 PM3340 km2076 miles1804 nmSouth-southwest SSW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools