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 = Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 7:10:00 AM.

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: 89%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:58 AM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1:46 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 07:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 47' South, Longitude: 146° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.19 meters/second, 1527.1 km/hour, 948.9 miles/hour or 824.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.81 miWest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 miNorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 24' 08.0"948.64 miWest0° 05' 53.2"6.75 miNorth948.92 mi
24 hours14° 10' 17.5"933.45 miEast2° 53' 51.5"199.25 miNorth961.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSat 9:10 PM328 km204 miles177 nmWest W
RarotongaSat 9:10 PM1446 km899 miles781 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSat 11:10 PM1877 km1166 miles1014 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiSat 8:10 PM2479 km1540 miles1338 nmWest W
KiritimatiSun 9:10 PM2479 km1540 miles1338 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ApiaSun 8:10 PM2742 km1704 miles1481 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 8:10 PM2830 km1758 miles1528 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 8:10 PM3034 km1885 miles1638 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuvaSun 7:10 PM3712 km2307 miles2004 nmWest W
Baker IslandSat 7:10 PM3840 km2386 miles2074 nmWest-northwest WNW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools