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 5:10 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 24, 2014 at 1:47 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 47' South, Longitude: 179° 20' 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
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.76 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 misouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 26' 14.3"945.51 miwest0° 01' 39.3"1.90 misouth945.44 mi
24 hours346° 21' 48.5"893.10 miwest0° 07' 08.3"8.18 misouth892.82 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 AM120 km75 miles65 nmNorthwest NW
NadiSun 4:56 AM230 km143 miles124 nmWest-northwest WNW
LautokaSun 4:56 AM238 km148 miles129 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 5:56 AM628 km390 miles339 nmEast-southeast ESE
PangaiSun 5:56 AM673 km418 miles363 nmEast E
NeiafuSun 5:56 AM705 km438 miles380 nmEast E
Apia *Sun 6:56 AM1097 km681 miles592 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiSat 5:56 AM1132 km704 miles611 nmEast E
FunafutiSun 4:56 AM1136 km706 miles613 nmNorth N
Port VilaSun 3:56 AM1171 km728 miles632 nmWest W

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools