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: 100%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, July 16, 2013 at 3:19 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, July 22, 2013 at 6:16 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, July 22, 2013 at 15:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 46' South, Longitude: 128° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.73 meters/second, 1543.4 km/hour, 959.0 miles/hour or 833.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.98 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 24' 09.7"958.84 miwest0° 08' 18.4"9.52 minorth959.21 mi
24 hours14° 00' 47.5"932.92 mieast3° 45' 51.8"258.79 minorth975.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinTue 12:50 AM443 km275 miles239 nmNortheast NE
Tennant CreekTue 12:50 AM739 km459 miles399 nmSoutheast SE
SuaiTue 12:20 AM796 km495 miles430 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SameTue 12:20 AM810 km503 miles437 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KupangMon 11:20 PM819 km509 miles442 nmNorthwest NW
BaucauTue 12:20 AM838 km521 miles453 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliTue 12:20 AM859 km534 miles464 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsTue 12:50 AM1042 km647 miles563 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MakassarMon 11:20 PM1540 km957 miles831 nmNorthwest NW
DenpasarMon 11:20 PM1644 km1022 miles888 nmWest-northwest WNW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools