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: 2%

Previous phaseThird QuarterFriday, May 31, 2013 at 6:59 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, June 8, 2013 at 3:57 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 7, 2013 at 01:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 51' North, Longitude: 139° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.03 meters/second, 1530.1 km/hour, 950.8 miles/hour or 826.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.85 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.07 minorth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 31' 05.0"950.47 miwest0° 03' 48.9"4.37 minorth950.30 mi
24 hours11° 36' 50.7"760.43 mieast1° 06' 33.6"76.31 minorth761.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanFri 11:28 AM813 km505 miles439 nmEast-southeast ESE
HagåtñaFri 11:28 AM846 km526 miles457 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokFri 10:28 AM1346 km836 miles727 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KumamotoFri 10:28 AM1759 km1093 miles950 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HamamatsuFri 10:28 AM1763 km1096 miles952 nmNorth N
OsakaFri 10:28 AM1789 km1112 miles966 nmNorth N
ShizuokaFri 10:28 AM1789 km1112 miles966 nmNorth N
KobeFri 10:28 AM1798 km1117 miles971 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KyotoFri 10:28 AM1821 km1131 miles983 nmNorth N
NagoyaFri 10:28 AM1822 km1132 miles984 nmNorth N

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools