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: 70%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 1, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 60' South, Longitude: 174° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.54 meters/second, 1589.5 km/hour, 987.7 miles/hour or 858.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.46 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 29' 45.5"987.51 miwest0° 10' 34.4"12.11 misouth987.31 mi
24 hours347° 37' 10.4"843.41 miwest3° 58' 26.6"273.17 misouth881.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSat 4:40 AM550 km342 miles297 nmEast-northeast ENE
LabasaSat 4:40 AM891 km553 miles481 nmSoutheast SE
LautokaSat 4:40 AM903 km561 miles488 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NadiSat 4:40 AM922 km573 miles498 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuganvilleSat 3:40 AM997 km620 miles538 nmSouthwest SW
SuvaSat 4:40 AM999 km620 miles539 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port VilaSat 3:40 AM1082 km672 miles584 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSat 4:40 AM1272 km790 miles687 nmNorth N
YarenSat 4:40 AM1337 km831 miles722 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandFri 4:40 AM1511 km939 miles816 nmNortheast NE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools