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: 52%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, October 18, 2013 at 11:39 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, October 26, 2013 at 11:42 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 52' North, Longitude: 178° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.74 meters/second, 1565.1 km/hour, 972.5 miles/hour or 845.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.21 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 misouth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.2"972.30 miwest0° 06' 35.6"7.56 misouth972.57 mi
24 hours10° 53' 36.2"728.37 mieast2° 55' 38.5"201.24 misouth760.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroSun 5:40 AM1412 km877 miles762 nmSouthwest SW
MidwaySat 6:40 AM1482 km921 miles800 nmNorth N
Baker IslandSat 5:40 AM1638 km1018 miles884 nmSouth S
Wake IslandSun 5:40 AM1654 km1028 miles893 nmWest-northwest WNW
TarawaSun 5:40 AM1757 km1092 miles949 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluSat 7:40 AM2296 km1427 miles1240 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenSun 5:40 AM2341 km1455 miles1264 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSun 5:40 AM2598 km1614 miles1403 nmSouth S
PalikirSun 4:40 AM2696 km1675 miles1456 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 7:40 AM2734 km1699 miles1476 nmEast-southeast ESE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools