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: 35%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, December 3, 2013 at 12:24 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, December 9, 2013 at 3:13 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 8, 2013 at 05:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 29' South, Longitude: 162° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.91 meters/second, 1598.1 km/hour, 993.0 miles/hour or 862.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.55 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 28' 38.6"992.90 miwest0° 10' 59.2"12.58 minorth993.19 mi
24 hours12° 16' 26.0"841.79 mieast4° 29' 32.8"308.69 minorth899.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraSun 4:58 PM334 km207 miles180 nmSouthwest SW
GizoSun 4:58 PM602 km374 miles325 nmWest W
ArawaSun 3:58 PM754 km468 miles407 nmWest W
BukaSun 3:58 PM870 km541 miles470 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenSun 5:58 PM925 km575 miles500 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaSun 4:58 PM1310 km814 miles708 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSun 5:58 PM1546 km960 miles835 nmNortheast NE
PalikirSun 4:58 PM1656 km1029 miles894 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port MoresbySun 3:58 PM1675 km1041 miles904 nmWest W
FunafutiSun 5:58 PM1872 km1163 miles1011 nmEast E
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools