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: 11%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:53 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:28 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 15, 2013 at 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 43' North, Longitude: 151° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.41 meters/second, 1571.1 km/hour, 976.2 miles/hour or 848.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.27 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 31' 25.6"976.02 miwest0° 08' 08.7"9.33 minorth975.79 mi
24 hours11° 27' 57.4"770.58 mieast2° 54' 22.3"199.82 minorth791.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 2:34 PM1102 km685 miles595 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiFri 2:34 PM1477 km917 miles797 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayThu 1:34 PM3153 km1959 miles1702 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandThu 12:34 PM3167 km1968 miles1710 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 1:34 PM3382 km2102 miles1826 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteThu 2:34 PM3460 km2150 miles1868 nmSouth S
Apia *Fri 2:34 PM3801 km2362 miles2052 nmSouthwest SW
San Francisco *Thu 5:34 PM3894 km2419 miles2102 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaThu 2:34 PM3979 km2472 miles2148 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los Angeles *Thu 5:34 PM4007 km2490 miles2164 nmNortheast NE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools