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: 19%

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 03:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 56' North, Longitude: 176° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.67 meters/second, 1546.8 km/hour, 961.1 miles/hour or 835.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.02 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 31' 11.8"960.95 miwest0° 06' 00.7"6.89 minorth960.72 mi
24 hours348° 26' 22.5"765.15 miwest2° 00' 21.3"137.96 minorth773.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandSat 3:34 PM1073 km667 miles580 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroSat 3:34 PM1225 km761 miles662 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayFri 4:34 PM1399 km869 miles756 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TarawaSat 3:34 PM1758 km1092 miles949 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandFri 3:34 PM2005 km1246 miles1083 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenSat 3:34 PM2199 km1366 miles1187 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirSat 2:34 PM2280 km1416 miles1231 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluFri 5:34 PM2739 km1702 miles1479 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiSat 3:34 PM2830 km1759 miles1528 nmSouth S
FakaofoSat 4:34 PM3207 km1993 miles1732 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools