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: 80%

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 Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 24' South, Longitude: 175° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.94 meters/second, 1609.0 km/hour, 999.8 miles/hour or 868.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 59.0"999.72 miwest0° 11' 24.3"13.06 misouth999.65 mi
24 hours348° 10' 54.3"813.91 miwest4° 25' 50.9"304.51 misouth865.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiFri 3:46 AM545 km339 miles294 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaFri 3:46 AM800 km497 miles432 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenFri 3:46 AM1085 km674 miles586 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandThu 3:46 AM1095 km681 miles591 nmNortheast NE
SuvaFri 3:46 AM1446 km899 miles781 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroFri 3:46 AM1464 km910 miles791 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoFri 4:46 AM1540 km957 miles831 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaFri 2:46 AM1566 km973 miles846 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Fri 5:46 AM1688 km1049 miles912 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraFri 2:46 AM1761 km1094 miles951 nmWest-southwest WSW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools