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: 6%

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 Monday, April 8, 2013 at 02:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 19' North, Longitude: 121° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.16 meters/second, 1617.0 km/hour, 1004.7 miles/hour or 873.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 28.6"1004.66 miwest0° 11' 25.0"13.07 minorth1004.74 mi
24 hours11° 20' 44.5"784.78 mieast4° 29' 21.7"308.46 minorth842.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GorontaloMon 10:04 AM124 km77 miles67 nmEast-northeast ENE
PaluMon 10:04 AM270 km168 miles146 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManadoMon 10:04 AM345 km214 miles186 nmEast-northeast ENE
MamujuMon 10:04 AM476 km296 miles257 nmSouthwest SW
KendariMon 10:04 AM478 km297 miles258 nmSouth S
SamarindaMon 10:04 AM544 km338 miles294 nmWest W
BalikpapanMon 10:04 AM597 km371 miles322 nmWest-southwest WSW
TernateMon 11:04 AM605 km376 miles327 nmEast E
SofifiMon 11:04 AM624 km388 miles337 nmEast E
MakassarMon 10:04 AM666 km414 miles360 nmSouth-southwest SSW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools