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: 48%

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 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 12' North, Longitude: 103° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.43 meters/second, 1517.2 km/hour, 942.7 miles/hour or 819.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.71 miwest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.0"942.42 miwest0° 01' 17.3"1.48 misouth942.48 mi
24 hours11° 34' 43.7"751.81 mieast0° 56' 29.1"64.76 misouth756.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Xam NeuaTue 6:02 PM92 km57 miles50 nmEast-northeast ENE
Luang PrabangTue 6:02 PM116 km72 miles63 nmWest-southwest WSW
VientianeTue 6:02 PM255 km158 miles138 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HanoiTue 6:02 PM292 km181 miles157 nmEast-northeast ENE
Udon ThaniTue 6:02 PM312 km194 miles169 nmSouth S
Hai PhongTue 6:02 PM371 km230 miles200 nmEast-northeast ENE
Khon KaenTue 6:02 PM419 km260 miles226 nmSouth S
SavannakhetTue 6:02 PM435 km270 miles235 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Chiang MaiTue 6:02 PM469 km291 miles253 nmWest-southwest WSW
KunmingTue 7:02 PM538 km335 miles291 nmNorth N
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools