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: 4%

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 Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 00:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 28' North, Longitude: 154° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.50 meters/second, 1585.8 km/hour, 985.4 miles/hour or 856.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.42 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 31' 57.4"985.21 miwest0° 08' 56.7"10.25 minorth985.01 mi
24 hours11° 17' 19.4"765.33 mieast3° 17' 11.4"225.93 minorth793.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KoloniaWed 11:08 AM661 km411 miles357 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirWed 11:08 AM661 km411 miles357 nmSoutheast SE
SaipanWed 10:08 AM1010 km627 miles545 nmWest-northwest WNW
HagåtñaWed 10:08 AM1057 km657 miles571 nmWest-northwest WNW
Wake IslandWed 12:08 PM1586 km986 miles856 nmNortheast NE
MajuroWed 12:08 PM1921 km1194 miles1037 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenWed 12:08 PM1929 km1199 miles1042 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraWed 9:08 AM2156 km1339 miles1164 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokWed 9:08 AM2199 km1366 miles1187 nmWest W
TarawaWed 12:08 PM2350 km1460 miles1269 nmEast-southeast ESE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools