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: 94%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:31 PM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:26 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 02' North, Longitude: 174° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.82 meters/second, 1569.0 km/hour, 974.9 miles/hour or 847.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.25 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 31' 27.2"974.78 miwest0° 08' 12.1"9.40 misouth975.11 mi
24 hours11° 22' 46.9"763.78 mieast3° 35' 30.0"246.91 misouth807.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandFri 9:52 PM1545 km960 miles834 nmSouth S
MidwayFri 10:52 PM1597 km992 miles862 nmNorth N
MajuroSat 9:52 PM1735 km1078 miles937 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluFri 11:52 PM1943 km1208 miles1049 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaSat 9:52 PM1956 km1215 miles1056 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandSat 9:52 PM2087 km1297 miles1127 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSat 11:52 PM2323 km1443 miles1254 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiSat 9:52 PM2587 km1608 miles1397 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSat 9:52 PM2602 km1617 miles1405 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSat 10:52 PM2613 km1624 miles1411 nmSouth S
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools