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: 96%

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 Monday, August 19, 2013 at 08:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 46' South, Longitude: 144° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.25 meters/second, 1552.5 km/hour, 964.7 miles/hour or 838.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.08 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.17 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 25' 10.5"964.49 miwest0° 08' 41.6"9.96 minorth964.86 mi
24 hours13° 40' 45.0"914.98 mieast3° 52' 50.3"266.76 minorth960.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSun 10:00 PM639 km397 miles345 nmWest-southwest WSW
TaiohaeSun 10:30 PM827 km514 miles446 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaSun 10:00 PM1784 km1109 miles964 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownMidnight Sun-Mon1872 km1163 miles1011 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiMon 10:00 PM2333 km1450 miles1260 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSun 9:00 PM2765 km1718 miles1493 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaMon 9:00 PM2961 km1840 miles1599 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 9:00 PM2988 km1857 miles1613 nmWest W
NukualofaMon 9:00 PM3340 km2075 miles1803 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter IslandMon 2:00 AM3870 km2405 miles2090 nmEast-southeast ESE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools