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: 91%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, June 13, 2014 at 4:13 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, June 19, 2014 at 6:40 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 15, 2014 at 15:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 23' South, Longitude: 159° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.80 meters/second, 1547.3 km/hour, 961.4 miles/hour or 835.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"16.02 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 24' 47.0"961.26 miwest0° 07' 19.7"8.40 minorth961.57 mi
24 hours13° 49' 21.4"921.89 mieast3° 21' 40.3"231.07 minorth957.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraMon 2:48 AM665 km413 miles359 nmNorth N
GizoMon 2:48 AM845 km525 miles456 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuganvilleMon 2:48 AM859 km534 miles464 nmEast E
Port VilaMon 2:48 AM1010 km628 miles545 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaMon 2:48 AM1080 km671 miles583 nmSoutheast SE
CairnsMon 1:48 AM1442 km896 miles779 nmWest W
Port MoresbyMon 1:48 AM1458 km906 miles787 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneMon 1:48 AM1481 km920 miles799 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenMon 3:48 AM1851 km1150 miles999 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuvaMon 3:48 AM2074 km1289 miles1120 nmEast E
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools