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: 46%

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 21:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 49' South, Longitude: 126° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.18 meters/second, 1530.7 km/hour, 951.1 miles/hour or 826.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.85 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 misouth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 26' 12.2"950.80 miwest0° 06' 28.7"7.43 misouth950.54 mi
24 hours13° 48' 39.1"909.61 mieast2° 03' 39.5"141.75 misouth915.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Halls CreekMon 5:44 AM141 km87 miles76 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinMon 7:14 AM759 km472 miles410 nmNortheast NE
Tennant CreekMon 7:14 AM845 km525 miles456 nmEast-southeast ESE
KupangMon 5:44 AM900 km559 miles486 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuaiMon 6:44 AM948 km589 miles512 nmNorth N
SameMon 6:44 AM978 km607 miles528 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsMon 7:14 AM1013 km630 miles547 nmSoutheast SE
DiliMon 6:44 AM1028 km639 miles555 nmNorth N
EuclaMon 6:29 AM1556 km967 miles840 nmSouth S
DenpasarMon 5:44 AM1577 km980 miles852 nmNorthwest NW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools