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, January 3, 2014 at 01:32:00 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: 4%

Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:16 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:41 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 01:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 02' South, Longitude: 179° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.36 meters/second, 1556.5 km/hour, 967.2 miles/hour or 840.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"16.12 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 24' 32.5"967.00 miwest0° 09' 02.0"10.35 minorth967.37 mi
24 hours13° 50' 28.6"928.91 mieast3° 58' 47.6"273.57 minorth975.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Labasa *Fri 2:32 PM311 km193 miles168 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mata-UtuFri 1:32 PM330 km205 miles178 nmEast-northeast ENE
Levuka *Fri 2:32 PM459 km285 miles248 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Suva *Fri 2:32 PM524 km326 miles283 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Lautoka *Fri 2:32 PM539 km335 miles291 nmSouthwest SW
Nadi *Fri 2:32 PM558 km347 miles301 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 1:32 PM636 km395 miles343 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 3:32 PM747 km464 miles404 nmEast E
NeiafuFri 2:32 PM751 km466 miles405 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Fri 3:32 PM795 km494 miles429 nmEast E
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools