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: 77%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:04 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, October 18, 2013 at 11:39 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 14, 2013 at 10:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 52' South, Longitude: 148° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.43 meters/second, 1592.8 km/hour, 989.7 miles/hour or 860.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.49 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 28' 44.1"989.58 miwest0° 10' 31.4"12.05 minorth989.89 mi
24 hours12° 19' 42.6"842.62 mieast4° 22' 57.0"301.15 minorth898.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port MoresbyMon 8:10 PM171 km106 miles92 nmWest-southwest WSW
LaeMon 8:10 PM297 km185 miles160 nmNorthwest NW
Mount HagenMon 8:10 PM588 km366 miles318 nmNorthwest NW
BukaMon 8:10 PM768 km477 miles415 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArawaMon 8:10 PM819 km509 miles442 nmEast-northeast ENE
GizoMon 9:10 PM908 km564 miles491 nmEast E
CairnsMon 8:10 PM944 km586 miles510 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraMon 7:10 PM1122 km697 miles606 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraMon 9:10 PM1246 km775 miles673 nmEast E
ManokwariMon 7:10 PM1841 km1144 miles994 nmWest-northwest WNW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools