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: 13%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, December 3, 2013 at 12:23 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, December 9, 2013 at 3:12 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 23:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 01' South, Longitude: 136° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.44 meters/second, 1542.4 km/hour, 958.4 miles/hour or 832.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.97 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 24' 41.2"958.19 miwest0° 07' 21.0"8.42 minorth958.52 mi
24 hours13° 47' 05.6"916.55 mieast3° 22' 22.5"231.89 minorth952.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsThu 2:52 PM805 km500 miles435 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TaiohaeThu 2:22 PM840 km522 miles453 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdamstownThu 3:52 PM1206 km750 miles651 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteThu 1:52 PM1396 km868 miles754 nmWest W
RarotongaThu 1:52 PM2514 km1562 miles1358 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 1:52 PM3022 km1878 miles1632 nmNorthwest NW
Easter Island *Thu 6:52 PM3066 km1905 miles1655 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiThu 12:52 PM3552 km2207 miles1918 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 1:52 PM3792 km2356 miles2047 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 12:52 PM3832 km2381 miles2069 nmWest W

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools