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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 3:40:00 AM.

Jump to: -4 weeks | -1 day | -12 hours | -6 hours | -1 hour | -10 minutes | Now | +10 minutes | +1 hour | +6 hours | +12 hours | +1 day | +4 weeks

March equinox | June solstice | September equinox | December solstice

Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

View Day and Night Map

Find the Moon at Another Time in a Location

 / 
 / 
 : 
 : 

Start typing name of city

Advertising

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 40%

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 Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 03:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 07' North, Longitude: 158° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.45 meters/second, 1610.8 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' 23.6"1000.83 miWest0° 11' 02.3"12.64 miNorth1000.80 mi
24 hours11° 44' 21.3"809.92 miEast4° 13' 02.7"289.80 miNorth857.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 5:40 PM284 km176 miles153 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluMon 5:40 PM1903 km1183 miles1028 nmNorth N
Baker IslandMon 3:40 PM2041 km1268 miles1102 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 4:40 PM2049 km1273 miles1106 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Tue 5:40 PM2465 km1532 miles1331 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteMon 5:40 PM2591 km1610 miles1399 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaMon 5:40 PM2808 km1745 miles1516 nmSouth S
FunafutiTue 3:40 PM2839 km1764 miles1533 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiMon 4:40 PM2851 km1771 miles1539 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaTue 3:40 PM3178 km1975 miles1716 nmWest W

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools