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: 47%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:16 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:30 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 17:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 07' South, Longitude: 160° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.52 meters/second, 1582.3 km/hour, 983.2 miles/hour or 854.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.39 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 28' 58.7"983.05 miwest0° 10' 02.8"11.51 minorth983.40 mi
24 hours12° 06' 57.5"822.41 mieast4° 13' 02.3"289.83 minorth876.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaThu 7:04 AM1122 km697 miles606 nmSouth S
FakaofoFri 6:04 AM1209 km751 miles653 nmWest W
ApiaFri 6:04 AM1278 km794 miles690 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 6:04 AM1353 km841 miles730 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteThu 7:04 AM1362 km846 miles735 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiFri 7:04 AM1473 km915 miles795 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaFri 6:04 AM1936 km1203 miles1045 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 5:04 AM2180 km1354 miles1177 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiFri 5:04 AM2260 km1405 miles1221 nmWest W
SuvaFri 5:04 AM2414 km1500 miles1303 nmWest-southwest WSW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools