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: 100%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:32 PM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, April 25, 2013 at 7:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 07:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 30' South, Longitude: 127° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.23 meters/second, 1570.4 km/hour, 975.8 miles/hour or 848.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.26 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 26' 46.2"975.60 miwest0° 09' 55.2"11.37 misouth975.35 mi
24 hours13° 38' 12.6"920.95 mieast3° 35' 27.1"246.87 misouth946.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownWed 11:58 PM1420 km882 miles767 nmSouth S
PapeeteWed 9:58 PM2448 km1521 miles1322 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Thu 2:58 AM2481 km1541 miles1339 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaWed 9:58 PM3576 km2222 miles1931 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiThu 9:58 PM3672 km2282 miles1983 nmWest-northwest WNW
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:58 AM4362 km2710 miles2355 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiWed 8:58 PM4604 km2861 miles2486 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico City *Thu 2:58 AM4697 km2919 miles2536 nmNortheast NE
ApiaThu 8:58 PM4807 km2987 miles2596 nmWest W
HonoluluWed 9:58 PM5009 km3112 miles2704 nmNorthwest NW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools