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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 10, 2013 at 01:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 40' South, Longitude: 160° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.61 meters/second, 1582.6 km/hour, 983.4 miles/hour or 854.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.39 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 27' 51.0"983.24 miwest0° 10' 58.0"12.56 minorth983.61 mi
24 hours12° 34' 01.5"854.30 mieast4° 35' 08.0"315.13 minorth915.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraSun 12:10 PM168 km105 miles91 nmNorthwest NW
GizoSun 12:10 PM524 km325 miles283 nmWest-northwest WNW
ArawaSun 11:10 AM761 km473 miles411 nmNorthwest NW
LuganvilleSun 12:10 PM870 km541 miles470 nmSoutheast SE
BukaSun 11:10 AM894 km555 miles483 nmNorthwest NW
Port VilaSun 12:10 PM1122 km697 miles606 nmSoutheast SE
YarenSun 1:10 PM1306 km811 miles705 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NoumeaSun 12:10 PM1416 km880 miles764 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbySun 11:10 AM1504 km935 miles812 nmWest W
CairnsSun 11:10 AM1770 km1100 miles956 nmWest-southwest WSW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools