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: 18%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:51 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:27 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 01:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 44' North, Longitude: 154° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.14 meters/second, 1548.5 km/hour, 962.2 miles/hour or 836.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.04 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 minorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.0"962.01 miwest0° 06' 10.7"7.08 minorth961.77 mi
24 hours11° 33' 13.6"765.53 mieast2° 04' 33.1"142.77 minorth774.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloFri 3:34 PM336 km209 miles181 nmNorth N
WailukuFri 3:34 PM507 km315 miles274 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluFri 3:34 PM620 km385 miles335 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiSat 3:34 PM1673 km1040 miles903 nmSouth S
MidwayFri 2:34 PM2671 km1660 miles1442 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandFri 1:34 PM3028 km1882 miles1635 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSat 2:34 PM3425 km2128 miles1850 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteFri 3:34 PM3827 km2378 miles2067 nmSouth S
Apia *Sat 3:34 PM3878 km2410 miles2094 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroSat 1:34 PM3879 km2410 miles2095 nmWest-southwest WSW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools