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: 97%

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 Friday, January 25, 2013 at 11:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 28' North, Longitude: 171° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.90 meters/second, 1533.3 km/hour, 952.7 miles/hour or 827.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.88 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.9"952.45 miwest0° 05' 11.3"5.95 misouth952.71 mi
24 hours348° 27' 06.6"757.80 miwest2° 28' 16.9"169.95 misouth781.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandFri 11:22 PM507 km315 miles274 nmWest W
MajuroFri 11:22 PM1252 km778 miles676 nmSouth S
MidwayFri 12:22 AM1576 km979 miles851 nmNortheast NE
TarawaFri 11:22 PM1894 km1177 miles1023 nmSouth S
PalikirFri 10:22 PM1919 km1193 miles1036 nmSouthwest SW
YarenFri 11:22 PM2157 km1340 miles1165 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 11:22 PM2418 km1502 miles1305 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaFri 9:22 PM2901 km1802 miles1566 nmWest W
FunafutiFri 11:22 PM3106 km1930 miles1677 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluFri 1:22 AM3232 km2008 miles1745 nmEast E

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools