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: 34%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 10' South, Longitude: 136° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.79 meters/second, 1561.7 km/hour, 970.4 miles/hour or 843.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.17 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 27' 57.3"970.20 miwest0° 08' 46.1"10.05 minorth970.56 mi
24 hours12° 32' 29.0"841.16 mieast3° 49' 20.0"262.74 minorth887.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeThu 7:06 AM646 km401 miles349 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Gambier IslandsThu 7:36 AM1010 km628 miles545 nmSouth S
AdamstownThu 8:36 AM1393 km865 miles752 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteThu 6:36 AM1421 km883 miles767 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaThu 6:36 AM2560 km1591 miles1382 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 6:36 AM2881 km1790 miles1555 nmNorthwest NW
Easter Island *Thu 11:36 AM3185 km1979 miles1720 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiThu 5:36 AM3574 km2221 miles1930 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 6:36 AM3779 km2348 miles2041 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 5:36 AM3791 km2356 miles2047 nmWest W

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools