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

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, November 8, 2013 at 00:32:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 26%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:51 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, November 10, 2013 at 5:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 8, 2013 at 00:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 34' South, Longitude: 128° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.17 meters/second, 1530.6 km/hour, 951.1 miles/hour or 826.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.85 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 minorth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 25' 05.3"950.85 miwest0° 05' 27.9"6.26 minorth951.11 mi
24 hours13° 41' 35.3"903.06 mieast2° 40' 27.5"183.89 minorth927.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 4:32 PM849 km527 miles458 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Gambier IslandsThu 3:32 PM920 km572 miles497 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Thu 7:32 PM2225 km1382 miles1201 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteThu 2:32 PM2246 km1396 miles1213 nmWest W
RarotongaThu 2:32 PM3315 km2060 miles1790 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 2:32 PM3834 km2382 miles2070 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiThu 1:32 PM4382 km2723 miles2366 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 2:32 PM4658 km2894 miles2515 nmWest W
NukualofaFri 1:32 PM4916 km3055 miles2654 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CityThu 6:32 PM5195 km3228 miles2805 nmNortheast NE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools