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: 46%

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 Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 06:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 17' North, Longitude: 169° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.21 meters/second, 1516.3 km/hour, 942.2 miles/hour or 818.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.70 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.4"941.91 miwest0° 00' 51.4"0.98 misouth941.96 mi
24 hours348° 24' 24.9"752.35 miwest0° 46' 17.1"53.07 misouth756.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandTue 6:26 PM365 km227 miles197 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroTue 6:26 PM1458 km906 miles787 nmSouth S
MidwayMon 7:26 PM1556 km967 miles840 nmNortheast NE
PalikirTue 5:26 PM1951 km1212 miles1054 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaTue 6:26 PM2112 km1312 miles1141 nmSouth S
YarenTue 6:26 PM2326 km1445 miles1256 nmSouth S
Baker IslandMon 6:26 PM2667 km1657 miles1440 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaTue 4:26 PM2787 km1732 miles1505 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiTue 6:26 PM3342 km2077 miles1805 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluMon 8:26 PM3346 km2079 miles1807 nmEast E
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools