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: 90%

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 10:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 28' South, Longitude: 167° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.98 meters/second, 1529.9 km/hour, 950.7 miles/hour or 826.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.84 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 minorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 24' 14.1"950.42 miwest0° 06' 16.7"7.20 minorth950.72 mi
24 hours345° 52' 56.2"931.55 miwest3° 02' 23.5"209.02 minorth961.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaSun 9:20 PM52 km32 miles28 nmSoutheast SE
LuganvilleSun 9:20 PM230 km143 miles124 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NoumeaSun 9:20 PM552 km343 miles298 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NadiSun 10:20 PM1009 km627 miles545 nmEast E
LautokaSun 10:20 PM1013 km630 miles547 nmEast E
SuvaSun 10:20 PM1117 km694 miles603 nmEast E
HoniaraSun 9:20 PM1238 km769 miles668 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiSun 10:20 PM1575 km979 miles851 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaSun 11:20 PM1820 km1131 miles982 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenSun 10:20 PM1877 km1166 miles1013 nmNorth N
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools