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: 32%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, July 11, 2012 at 1:49 AM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, July 19, 2012 at 4:26 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, July 13, 2012 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 28' North, Longitude: 88° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.96 meters/second, 1544.2 km/hour, 959.6 miles/hour or 833.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"15.99 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 minorth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 32' 13.6"959.27 miwest0° 06' 37.6"7.60 minorth959.01 mi
24 hours11° 16' 10.6"743.73 mieast2° 16' 48.4"156.82 minorth755.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BhubaneshwarFri 6:50 AM407 km253 miles220 nmNorthwest NW
VisakhapatnamFri 6:50 AM546 km339 miles295 nmWest W
HowrahFri 6:50 AM567 km352 miles306 nmNorth N
KolkataFri 6:50 AM567 km352 miles306 nmNorth N
KhulnaFri 7:20 AM606 km377 miles327 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BarisalFri 7:20 AM614 km382 miles332 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JessoreFri 7:20 AM638 km396 miles344 nmNorth N
ChittagongFri 7:20 AM649 km403 miles350 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KakinadaFri 6:50 AM653 km406 miles353 nmWest W
DurgapurFri 6:50 AM677 km420 miles365 nmNorth N

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools