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 8:26 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:53 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 40' North, Longitude: 136° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.02 meters/second, 1616.5 km/hour, 1004.4 miles/hour or 872.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.3"1004.33 miwest0° 11' 40.4"13.37 misouth1004.44 mi
24 hours11° 37' 26.8"803.99 mieast4° 41' 00.0"321.79 misouth865.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManokwariWed 12:36 AM302 km188 miles163 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraWed 12:36 AM605 km376 miles327 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokWed 12:36 AM778 km483 miles420 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SofifiWed 12:36 AM974 km605 miles526 nmWest W
TernateWed 12:36 AM993 km617 miles536 nmWest W
ManadoTue 11:36 PM1280 km795 miles691 nmWest W
General SantosTue 11:36 PM1375 km855 miles743 nmWest-northwest WNW
DavaoTue 11:36 PM1382 km859 miles746 nmWest-northwest WNW
GorontaloTue 11:36 PM1475 km916 miles796 nmWest W
DiliWed 12:36 AM1568 km974 miles847 nmSouthwest SW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools