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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 11:02:00 AM.

Jump to: -4 weeks | -1 day | -12 hours | -6 hours | -1 hour | -10 minutes | Now | +10 minutes | +1 hour | +6 hours | +12 hours | +1 day | +4 weeks

March equinox | June solstice | September equinox | December solstice

Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

View Day and Night Map

Find the Moon at Another Time in a Location

 / 
 / 
 : 
 : 

Start typing name of city

Advertising

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 93%

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 Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 06' North, Longitude: 164° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.58 meters/second, 1517.7 km/hour, 943.0 miles/hour or 819.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.72 miWest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 miSouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.6"942.75 miWest0° 02' 56.0"3.36 miSouth942.90 mi
24 hours11° 40' 37.8"758.68 miEast1° 36' 16.9"110.38 miSouth770.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandThu 11:02 PM212 km132 miles115 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroThu 11:02 PM1604 km997 miles866 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirThu 10:02 PM1625 km1010 miles878 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayThu 12:02 AM2018 km1254 miles1090 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaThu 11:02 PM2250 km1398 miles1215 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaThu 9:02 PM2258 km1403 miles1219 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenThu 11:02 PM2295 km1426 miles1239 nmSouth S
Baker IslandWed 11:02 PM3001 km1864 miles1620 nmSoutheast SE
TokyoThu 8:02 PM3002 km1865 miles1621 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraThu 10:02 PM3309 km2056 miles1787 nmSouth S

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools