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 Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 00:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 29' South, Longitude: 169° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.67 meters/second, 1521.6 km/hour, 945.5 miles/hour or 821.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.76 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 misouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 24' 24.6"945.27 miwest0° 03' 57.8"4.54 misouth945.09 mi
24 hours14° 22' 49.0"943.52 mieast0° 59' 09.4"67.82 misouth943.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiMon 1:22 PM90 km56 miles49 nmSouthwest SW
Pago PagoMon 1:22 PM490 km304 miles264 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NeiafuTue 1:22 PM494 km307 miles267 nmWest W
PangaiTue 1:22 PM551 km342 miles298 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Tue 2:22 PM578 km359 miles312 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Tue 2:22 PM611 km379 miles330 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaTue 1:22 PM684 km425 miles369 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 1:22 PM1030 km640 miles556 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaMon 2:22 PM1043 km648 miles563 nmEast-southeast ESE
Suva *Tue 1:22 PM1298 km806 miles701 nmWest W
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools