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: 45%
Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:15 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:29 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 22:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 16' South
Longitude: 127° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.90 meters/second, 1587.2 km/hour, 986.3 miles/hour or 857.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.44 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 29' 18.6"986.21 miwest0° 10' 17.5"11.79 minorth986.55 mi
24 hours11° 59' 53.9"816.73 mieast4° 17' 21.6"294.79 minorth872.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SameFri 7:00 AM287 km178 miles155 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuaiFri 7:00 AM312 km194 miles168 nmWest-northwest WNW
DiliFri 7:00 AM321 km199 miles173 nmNorthwest NW
DarwinFri 7:30 AM400 km248 miles216 nmSoutheast SE
KupangFri 6:00 AM476 km296 miles257 nmWest W
EndeFri 6:00 AM705 km438 miles381 nmWest-northwest WNW
AmbonFri 7:00 AM728 km452 miles393 nmNorth N
KendariFri 6:00 AM917 km570 miles495 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarFri 6:00 AM1097 km682 miles593 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariFri 7:00 AM1242 km772 miles671 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools