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: 65%
Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, March 16, 2014 at 5:09 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 24, 2014 at 1:46 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 47' South
Longitude: 179° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.81 meters/second, 1522.1 km/hour, 945.8 miles/hour or 821.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.76 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 misouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 26' 14.3"945.58 miwest0° 01' 39.3"1.90 misouth945.50 mi
24 hours346° 21' 47.8"893.17 miwest0° 07' 05.1"8.12 misouth892.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SuvaSun 4:56 AM99 km61 miles53 nmNorthwest NW
NadiSun 4:56 AM206 km128 miles111 nmWest-northwest WNW
LautokaSun 4:56 AM215 km133 miles116 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaSun 5:56 AM654 km406 miles353 nmEast-southeast ESE
PangaiSun 5:56 AM701 km435 miles378 nmEast E
NeiafuSun 5:56 AM733 km455 miles396 nmEast E
Apia *Sun 6:56 AM1122 km697 miles606 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiSun 4:56 AM1136 km706 miles614 nmNorth N
Port VilaSun 3:56 AM1143 km710 miles617 nmWest W
AlofiSat 5:56 AM1161 km721 miles627 nmEast E
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools