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: 99%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:28 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:54 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 10:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 37' North, Longitude: 153° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.93 meters/second, 1616.1 km/hour, 1004.2 miles/hour or 872.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 20.1"1004.12 miwest0° 11' 36.4"13.29 misouth1004.25 mi
24 hours11° 34' 19.7"800.14 mieast4° 40' 47.9"321.55 misouth862.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 12:46 AM457 km284 miles247 nmWest W
PapeeteTue 12:46 AM2156 km1339 miles1164 nmSouth S
HonoluluTue 12:46 AM2236 km1390 miles1207 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoTue 11:46 PM2336 km1452 miles1262 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandMon 10:46 PM2592 km1611 miles1400 nmWest W
RarotongaTue 12:46 AM2626 km1632 miles1418 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Wed 12:46 AM2665 km1656 miles1439 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiMon 11:46 PM2925 km1817 miles1579 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiTue 10:46 PM3256 km2023 miles1758 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaTue 11:46 PM3472 km2157 miles1875 nmSouthwest SW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools