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: 70%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, May 14, 2014 at 7:16 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, May 21, 2014 at 12:59 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 19, 2014 at 18:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 55' South, Longitude: 146° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.54 meters/second, 1560.8 km/hour, 969.8 miles/hour or 842.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.16 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 26' 30.3"969.64 miwest0° 08' 07.8"9.32 minorth969.97 mi
24 hours13° 09' 19.2"883.30 mieast3° 36' 07.1"247.59 minorth923.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsTue 4:48 AM348 km216 miles188 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyTue 4:48 AM497 km309 miles268 nmNorth N
LaeTue 4:48 AM795 km494 miles430 nmNorth N
JayapuraTue 3:48 AM1423 km884 miles768 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraTue 5:48 AM1524 km947 miles823 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrisbaneTue 4:48 AM1636 km1017 miles883 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinTue 4:18 AM1730 km1075 miles934 nmWest W
Alice SpringsTue 4:18 AM1733 km1077 miles936 nmSouthwest SW
ManokwariTue 3:48 AM2008 km1248 miles1084 nmNorthwest NW
SydneyTue 4:48 AM2255 km1401 miles1217 nmSouth S

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools