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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, August 6, 2013 at 9:51 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:57 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 22:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 39' North, Longitude: 150° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.57 meters/second, 1586.1 km/hour, 985.5 miles/hour or 856.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.6"16.43 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 misouth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 32' 42.1"985.45 miwest0° 08' 34.9"9.83 misouth985.75 mi
24 hours10° 51' 35.1"735.80 mieast3° 39' 44.3"251.72 misouth781.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 12:00 Noon1336 km830 miles722 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluTue 12:00 Noon1343 km834 miles725 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandTue 10:00 AM3165 km1967 miles1709 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteTue 12:00 Noon3229 km2006 miles1744 nmSouth S
FakaofoWed 11:00 AM3287 km2042 miles1775 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayTue 11:00 AM3367 km2092 miles1818 nmNorthwest NW
ApiaWed 11:00 AM3687 km2291 miles1991 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaTue 12:00 Noon3784 km2351 miles2043 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San Francisco *Tue 3:00 PM4004 km2488 miles2162 nmNortheast NE
AlofiTue 11:00 AM4024 km2501 miles2173 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools