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: 3%

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 03:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 57' North, Longitude: 106° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.72 meters/second, 1583.0 km/hour, 983.6 miles/hour or 854.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.39 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 31' 54.6"983.44 miwest0° 08' 45.0"10.02 minorth983.23 mi
24 hours11° 18' 37.4"765.46 mieast3° 11' 58.7"219.96 minorth791.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KratiéWed 10:24 AM102 km64 miles55 nmNorthwest NW
Ho Chi MinhWed 10:24 AM131 km81 miles70 nmSouth S
Stung TrengWed 10:24 AM196 km122 miles106 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Phnom PenhWed 10:24 AM207 km129 miles112 nmWest W
Kampong ChhnangWed 10:24 AM233 km144 miles126 nmWest W
Cần ThơWed 10:24 AM237 km147 miles128 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Nha TrangWed 10:24 AM264 km164 miles143 nmEast E
Siem ReapWed 10:24 AM354 km220 miles191 nmWest-northwest WNW
PakseWed 10:24 AM367 km228 miles198 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SihanoukvilleWed 10:24 AM384 km239 miles208 nmWest-southwest WSW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools