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: 35%

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 Monday, February 4, 2013 at 21:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 53' South, Longitude: 138° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.28 meters/second, 1509.4 km/hour, 937.9 miles/hour or 815.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.63 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 24' 44.6"937.65 miwest0° 03' 35.7"4.12 misouth937.49 mi
24 hours14° 17' 33.3"929.87 mieast0° 48' 55.8"56.11 misouth929.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount IsaTue 7:52 AM156 km97 miles84 nmSoutheast SE
Tennant CreekTue 7:22 AM432 km268 miles233 nmWest W
Alice SpringsTue 7:22 AM624 km388 miles337 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsTue 7:52 AM855 km531 miles462 nmEast-northeast ENE
DarwinTue 7:22 AM1144 km711 miles618 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyTue 7:52 AM1498 km931 miles809 nmNortheast NE
EuclaTue 6:37 AM1611 km1001 miles870 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Adelaide *Tue 8:22 AM1669 km1037 miles901 nmSouth S
BrisbaneTue 7:52 AM1719 km1068 miles928 nmEast-southeast ESE
DiliTue 6:52 AM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmNorthwest NW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools