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: 100%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, December 2, 2011 at 9:53 AM
Next phaseFull MoonSaturday, December 10, 2011 at 2:38 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 12:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 33' North, Longitude: 165° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.79 meters/second, 1489.6 km/hour, 925.6 miles/hour or 804.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"15.43 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.43 mi
1 hour14° 28' 56.9"925.24 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 minorth925.24 mi
24 hours12° 29' 06.2"797.72 mieast0° 31' 21.9"35.97 misouth800.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandSun 12:48 AM390 km242 miles210 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroSun 12:48 AM1819 km1131 miles982 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwaySat 1:48 AM1854 km1152 miles1001 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirSat 11:48 PM1890 km1175 miles1021 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HagåtñaSat 10:48 PM2389 km1485 miles1290 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSun 12:48 AM2484 km1543 miles1341 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenSun 12:48 AM2560 km1591 miles1382 nmSouth S
TokyoSat 9:48 PM2870 km1783 miles1550 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandSat 12:48 AM3167 km1968 miles1710 nmSoutheast SE
Yuzhno-SakhalinskSat 11:48 PM3377 km2099 miles1824 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools