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: 48%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:57 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 18:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 27' South, Longitude: 172° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.12 meters/second, 1534.0 km/hour, 953.2 miles/hour or 828.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"15.89 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 misouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 26' 25.1"952.97 miwest0° 06' 48.8"7.81 misouth952.71 mi
24 hours346° 16' 03.1"906.28 miwest2° 12' 34.9"151.99 misouth913.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaMon 5:34 AM407 km253 miles220 nmWest W
NadiMon 6:34 AM562 km349 miles303 nmEast E
LautokaMon 6:34 AM565 km351 miles305 nmEast E
LuganvilleMon 5:34 AM572 km355 miles309 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaMon 6:34 AM671 km417 miles362 nmEast E
NoumeaMon 5:34 AM799 km496 miles431 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiMon 6:34 AM1252 km778 miles676 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaMon 7:34 AM1391 km865 miles751 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraMon 5:34 AM1589 km987 miles858 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Mon 8:34 AM1771 km1100 miles956 nmEast E
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools