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

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 15:40:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 66%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:34 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, June 30, 2013 at 4:55 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 28, 2013 at 15:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 45' South, Longitude: 164° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.69 meters/second, 1615.3 km/hour, 1003.7 miles/hour or 872.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 37.9"1003.62 miwest0° 11' 40.6"13.37 minorth1003.73 mi
24 hours11° 33' 43.0"799.68 mieast4° 34' 37.9"314.49 minorth858.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiSat 4:40 AM756 km470 miles408 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSat 5:40 AM858 km533 miles463 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoSat 4:40 AM1205 km749 miles650 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 3:40 AM1327 km825 miles717 nmWest W
ApiaSat 4:40 AM1650 km1025 miles891 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 3:40 AM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 4:40 AM2107 km1309 miles1138 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaFri 5:40 AM2326 km1445 miles1256 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteFri 5:40 AM2481 km1542 miles1340 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaSat 3:40 AM2506 km1557 miles1353 nmWest W
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools