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

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, February 25, 2013 at 15:56:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 100%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:32 PM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:28 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 25, 2013 at 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 11' North, Longitude: 120° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.40 meters/second, 1610.6 km/hour, 1000.8 miles/hour or 869.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 31' 35.1"1000.69 miwest0° 11' 08.3"12.76 misouth1000.92 mi
24 hours11° 25' 20.8"786.87 mieast4° 34' 35.4"314.45 misouth849.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Isabela CityMon 11:56 PM249 km154 miles134 nmNortheast NE
Zamboanga CityMon 11:56 PM272 km169 miles147 nmNortheast NE
Kota KinabaluMon 11:56 PM478 km297 miles258 nmWest W
Puerto PrincesaMon 11:56 PM532 km331 miles287 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Marawi CityMon 11:56 PM538 km335 miles291 nmNortheast NE
General SantosMon 11:56 PM548 km340 miles296 nmEast E
Bandar Seri BegawanMon 11:56 PM594 km369 miles321 nmWest W
GorontaloMon 11:56 PM598 km372 miles323 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Cagayan de OroMon 11:56 PM602 km374 miles325 nmNortheast NE
DavaoMon 11:56 PM622 km387 miles336 nmEast-northeast ENE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools