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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 4:00:00 PM.

Jump to: -4 weeks | -1 day | -12 hours | -6 hours | -1 hour | -10 minutes | Now | +10 minutes | +1 hour | +6 hours | +12 hours | +1 day | +4 weeks

March equinox | June solstice | September equinox | December solstice

Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

View Day and Night Map

Find the Moon at Another Time in a Location

 / 
 / 
 : 
 : 

Start typing name of city

Advertising

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 95%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, July 22, 2013 at 6:17 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, July 29, 2013 at 5:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 16:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 26' South, Longitude: 146° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.48 meters/second, 1596.5 km/hour, 992.0 miles/hour or 862.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.53 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miNorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 27' 41.5"991.94 miWest0° 11' 41.5"13.39 miNorth992.24 mi
24 hours12° 37' 21.9"865.82 miEast4° 45' 59.7"327.53 miNorth929.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LaeThu 2:00 AM96 km59 miles52 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbyThu 2:00 AM238 km148 miles128 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Mount HagenThu 2:00 AM302 km188 miles163 nmNorthwest NW
JayapuraThu 1:00 AM837 km520 miles452 nmNorthwest NW
BukaThu 2:00 AM934 km580 miles504 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArawaThu 2:00 AM1014 km630 miles548 nmEast E
CairnsThu 2:00 AM1053 km654 miles569 nmSouth S
HoniaraThu 3:00 AM1502 km933 miles811 nmEast E
ManokwariThu 1:00 AM1556 km967 miles840 nmWest-northwest WNW
DarwinThu 1:30 AM1801 km1119 miles972 nmWest-southwest WSW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools