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: 19%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:20 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:31 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 10' North, Longitude: 98° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.63 meters/second, 1597.1 km/hour, 992.4 miles/hour or 862.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.54 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.8"992.25 miwest0° 10' 06.4"11.58 minorth992.08 mi
24 hours11° 15' 13.1"768.50 mieast3° 45' 56.2"258.82 minorth806.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PhuketThu 3:44 PM144 km89 miles78 nmSouth S
Na Thon (Ko Samui)Thu 3:44 PM163 km101 miles88 nmEast-northeast ENE
Hat YaiThu 3:44 PM323 km201 miles175 nmSoutheast SE
Alor SetarThu 4:44 PM396 km246 miles214 nmSouth-southeast SSE
George TownThu 4:44 PM462 km287 miles250 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PattayaThu 3:44 PM490 km305 miles265 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Banda AcehThu 3:44 PM532 km331 miles287 nmSouthwest SW
DaweiThu 3:14 PM543 km337 miles293 nmNorth N
BangkokThu 3:44 PM548 km341 miles296 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SihanoukvilleThu 3:44 PM574 km357 miles310 nmEast-northeast ENE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools