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: 6%

Previous phaseThird QuarterFriday, May 31, 2013 at 7:00 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, June 8, 2013 at 3:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 00:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 49' North, Longitude: 137° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.06 meters/second, 1548.2 km/hour, 962.0 miles/hour or 836.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.03 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 minorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 31' 29.2"961.77 miwest0° 05' 54.3"6.77 minorth961.54 mi
24 hours11° 29' 03.3"760.50 mieast1° 58' 48.5"136.18 minorth768.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaThu 10:48 AM855 km531 miles462 nmEast-southeast ESE
SaipanThu 10:48 AM893 km555 miles482 nmEast E
MelekeokThu 9:48 AM1080 km671 miles583 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DavaoThu 8:48 AM1690 km1050 miles913 nmSouthwest SW
QuezonThu 8:48 AM1785 km1109 miles964 nmWest W
ManilaThu 8:48 AM1793 km1114 miles968 nmWest W
General SantosThu 8:48 AM1797 km1116 miles970 nmSouthwest SW
KumamotoThu 9:48 AM1901 km1181 miles1026 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TaipeiThu 8:48 AM1901 km1181 miles1027 nmWest-northwest WNW
HamamatsuThu 9:48 AM1982 km1232 miles1070 nmNorth N
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools