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: 55%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:03 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, October 18, 2013 at 11:38 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 09:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 09' South, Longitude: 139° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.02 meters/second, 1544.5 km/hour, 959.7 miles/hour or 833.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.00 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 minorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 26' 23.5"959.55 miwest0° 06' 53.2"7.89 minorth959.86 mi
24 hours13° 13' 10.9"878.50 mieast3° 10' 41.9"218.53 minorth911.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekSat 6:30 PM664 km413 miles359 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsSat 7:00 PM699 km434 miles377 nmEast E
DarwinSat 6:30 PM997 km619 miles538 nmWest-northwest WNW
Alice SpringsSat 6:30 PM1010 km628 miles545 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbySat 7:00 PM1133 km704 miles612 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraSat 6:00 PM1513 km940 miles817 nmNorth N
DiliSat 6:00 PM1709 km1062 miles923 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariSat 6:00 PM1784 km1108 miles963 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneSat 7:00 PM1893 km1176 miles1022 nmSoutheast SE
EuclaSat 5:45 PM2017 km1253 miles1089 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools