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

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, May 19, 2014 at 16:48:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 71%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, May 14, 2014 at 7:17 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, May 21, 2014 at 1:01 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 19, 2014 at 16:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 11' South, Longitude: 175° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.98 meters/second, 1558.7 km/hour, 968.6 miles/hour or 841.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.14 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 minorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 26' 23.8"968.39 miwest0° 07' 57.4"9.12 minorth968.71 mi
24 hours346° 48' 08.1"885.10 miwest3° 32' 35.1"243.55 minorth924.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LautokaTue 4:48 AM414 km257 miles223 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NadiTue 4:48 AM432 km268 miles233 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LabasaTue 4:48 AM449 km279 miles243 nmSoutheast SE
LevukaTue 4:48 AM499 km310 miles269 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaTue 4:48 AM514 km320 miles278 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiTue 4:48 AM725 km451 miles392 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port VilaTue 3:48 AM900 km559 miles486 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuganvilleTue 3:48 AM949 km589 miles512 nmWest W
NukualofaTue 5:48 AM1218 km757 miles658 nmSoutheast SE
ApiaTue 5:48 AM1334 km829 miles720 nmEast E

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools