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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:37 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 47' North, Longitude: 148° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.10 meters/second, 1577.2 km/hour, 980.0 miles/hour or 851.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.33 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 31' 30.0"979.83 miwest0° 08' 29.7"9.73 minorth979.60 mi
24 hours11° 27' 30.2"773.00 mieast3° 04' 08.7"211.00 minorth796.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanThu 12:34 PM438 km272 miles237 nmNorthwest NW
HagåtñaThu 12:34 PM463 km288 miles250 nmWest W
PalikirThu 1:34 PM1200 km745 miles648 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokThu 11:34 AM1676 km1041 miles905 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraThu 11:34 AM1925 km1196 miles1039 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandThu 2:34 PM2023 km1257 miles1092 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManokwariThu 11:34 AM2233 km1388 miles1206 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyThu 12:34 PM2467 km1533 miles1332 nmSouth S
YarenThu 2:34 PM2470 km1535 miles1334 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroThu 2:34 PM2515 km1563 miles1358 nmEast-southeast ESE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools