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: 49%

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 Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 48' South, Longitude: 151° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.61 meters/second, 1582.6 km/hour, 983.4 miles/hour or 854.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.39 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 28' 17.0"983.27 miwest0° 09' 52.9"11.32 minorth983.60 mi
24 hours12° 25' 49.7"844.62 mieast4° 10' 01.1"286.37 minorth896.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSat 6:00 PM782 km486 miles422 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaSat 6:00 PM1435 km892 miles775 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSun 6:00 PM1531 km951 miles826 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoSun 5:00 PM2138 km1328 miles1154 nmWest W
AlofiSat 5:00 PM2152 km1337 miles1162 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 6:00 PM2199 km1367 miles1187 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 5:00 PM2750 km1709 miles1485 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSat 8:00 PM2779 km1727 miles1501 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandSat 4:00 PM2992 km1859 miles1615 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiSun 4:00 PM3192 km1983 miles1724 nmWest W

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools