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: 94%
Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:39 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:57 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 51' North
Longitude: 155° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.49 meters/second, 1614.6 km/hour, 1003.2 miles/hour or 871.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 05.9"1003.21 miwest0° 11' 16.7"12.92 misouth1003.40 mi
24 hours11° 12' 51.8"774.02 mieast4° 35' 30.7"315.52 misouth837.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirWed 2:36 AM475 km295 miles257 nmNortheast NE
KoloniaWed 2:36 AM483 km300 miles261 nmNortheast NE
YarenWed 3:36 AM1394 km866 miles753 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraWed 2:36 AM1561 km970 miles843 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaWed 1:36 AM1564 km972 miles845 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyWed 1:36 AM1716 km1066 miles927 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraWed 12:36 AM1757 km1092 miles949 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 3:36 AM1813 km1127 miles979 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaWed 3:36 AM2001 km1243 miles1080 nmEast E
Wake IslandWed 3:36 AM2115 km1314 miles1142 nmNortheast NE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools