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: 75%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:27 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, March 27, 2013 at 9:28 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 22, 2013 at 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 59' North, Longitude: 154° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.05 meters/second, 1562.6 km/hour, 970.9 miles/hour or 843.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.18 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 misouth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 31' 38.9"970.79 miwest0° 07' 24.1"8.48 misouth971.11 mi
24 hours11° 18' 42.4"755.96 mieast3° 17' 23.1"226.17 misouth794.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanFri 7:52 PM922 km573 miles498 nmWest W
PalikirFri 8:52 PM987 km613 miles533 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaFri 7:52 PM1046 km650 miles565 nmWest W
Wake IslandFri 9:52 PM1394 km866 miles753 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroFri 9:52 PM2036 km1265 miles1099 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenFri 9:52 PM2207 km1371 miles1192 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokFri 6:52 PM2303 km1431 miles1244 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraFri 6:52 PM2452 km1523 miles1324 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaFri 9:52 PM2543 km1580 miles1373 nmSoutheast SE
TokyoFri 6:52 PM2718 km1689 miles1467 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools