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: 39%

Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:14 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:40 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 03:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 06' North, Longitude: 156° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.46 meters/second, 1610.9 km/hour, 1000.9 miles/hour or 869.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 23.2"1000.93 miwest0° 11' 02.6"12.65 minorth1000.90 mi
24 hours11° 44' 25.6"810.08 mieast4° 13' 12.3"290.01 minorth857.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 5:30 PM268 km166 miles145 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluMon 5:30 PM1911 km1188 miles1032 nmNorth N
FakaofoTue 4:30 PM2219 km1379 miles1198 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandMon 3:30 PM2275 km1413 miles1228 nmWest W
PapeeteMon 5:30 PM2507 km1558 miles1354 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Tue 5:30 PM2611 km1622 miles1410 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaMon 5:30 PM2826 km1756 miles1526 nmSouth S
AlofiMon 4:30 PM2958 km1838 miles1597 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiTue 3:30 PM3045 km1892 miles1644 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaTue 3:30 PM3415 km2122 miles1844 nmWest W
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools