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: 3%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:50 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, November 10, 2013 at 5:58 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 4, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 26' South, Longitude: 159° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.80 meters/second, 1522.1 km/hour, 945.8 miles/hour or 821.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.76 miwest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 misouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 24' 26.5"945.56 miwest0° 04' 03.1"4.64 misouth945.38 mi
24 hours14° 22' 22.1"943.29 mieast1° 01' 22.4"70.36 misouth943.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaMon 1:40 PM315 km196 miles170 nmSouth S
PapeeteMon 1:40 PM1027 km638 miles554 nmEast E
AlofiMon 12:40 PM1130 km702 miles610 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 1:40 PM1435 km892 miles775 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoTue 12:40 PM1640 km1019 miles885 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaTue 12:40 PM1700 km1057 miles918 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 1:40 PM2255 km1401 miles1218 nmNorth N
Suva *Tue 12:40 PM2363 km1468 miles1276 nmWest W
FunafutiTue 11:40 AM2576 km1601 miles1391 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandMon 11:40 AM2795 km1737 miles1509 nmNorthwest NW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools