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: 4%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 24, 2014 at 1:46 AM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, March 30, 2014 at 6:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 28' South, Longitude: 135° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.03 meters/second, 1609.3 km/hour, 1000.0 miles/hour or 869.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 28' 07.7"999.90 miwest0° 11' 42.2"13.40 minorth1000.06 mi
24 hours12° 40' 05.3"875.46 mieast4° 40' 54.0"321.67 minorth933.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManokwariSat 10:30 AM276 km171 miles149 nmNorthwest NW
JayapuraSat 10:30 AM527 km328 miles285 nmEast E
AmbonSat 10:30 AM876 km544 miles473 nmWest W
SofifiSat 10:30 AM1000 km622 miles540 nmWest-northwest WNW
TernateSat 10:30 AM1021 km634 miles551 nmWest-northwest WNW
MelekeokSat 10:30 AM1112 km691 miles600 nmNorth N
DarwinSat 11:00 AM1242 km772 miles671 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManadoSat 9:30 AM1313 km816 miles709 nmWest-northwest WNW
DiliSat 10:30 AM1333 km828 miles720 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbySat 11:30 AM1463 km909 miles790 nmEast-southeast ESE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools