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: 37%

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 Monday, March 18, 2013 at 08:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 12' North, Longitude: 128° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.41 meters/second, 1517.1 km/hour, 942.7 miles/hour or 819.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.71 miwest0° 00' 01.2"0.02 minorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 53.5"942.36 miwest0° 01' 12.7"1.39 minorth942.30 mi
24 hours11° 38' 11.3"755.57 mieast0° 03' 03.0"3.50 minorth755.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NahaMon 5:30 PM665 km413 miles359 nmNorth N
KaohsiungMon 4:30 PM875 km544 miles473 nmWest-northwest WNW
TaipeiMon 4:30 PM884 km549 miles477 nmNorthwest NW
Baguio CityMon 4:30 PM918 km571 miles496 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuezonMon 4:30 PM983 km611 miles531 nmSouthwest SW
ManilaMon 4:30 PM994 km618 miles537 nmSouthwest SW
MakatiMon 4:30 PM996 km619 miles538 nmSouthwest SW
FoochowMon 4:30 PM1131 km703 miles611 nmNorthwest NW
XiamenMon 4:30 PM1157 km719 miles625 nmWest-northwest WNW
ShantouMon 4:30 PM1255 km780 miles678 nmWest-northwest WNW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools