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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, August 12, 2012 at 8:10:00 AM.

Jump to: -4 weeks | -1 day | -12 hours | -6 hours | -1 hour | -10 minutes | Now | +10 minutes | +1 hour | +6 hours | +12 hours | +1 day | +4 weeks

March equinox | June solstice | September equinox | December solstice

Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

View Day and Night Map

Find the Moon at Another Time in a Location

 / 
 / 
 : 
 : 

Start typing name of city

Advertising

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 27%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, August 9, 2012 at 6:56 PM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, August 17, 2012 at 3:56 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 12, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 30' North, Longitude: 6° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.48 meters/second, 1502.9 km/hour, 933.9 miles/hour or 811.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.56 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miNorth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 30' 12.7"933.54 miWest0° 00' 07.1"0.13 miNorth933.53 mi
24 hours11° 59' 00.3"771.42 miEast0° 25' 51.6"29.65 miSouth773.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TidjikjaSun 8:10 AM582 km362 miles314 nmWest-southwest WSW
TimbuktuSun 8:10 AM658 km409 miles356 nmSoutheast SE
TindoufSun 9:10 AM697 km433 miles376 nmNorth N
SmaraSun 8:10 AM762 km474 miles412 nmNorthwest NW
El AaiúnSun 8:10 AM901 km560 miles486 nmNorthwest NW
Cape BojadorSun 8:10 AM935 km581 miles505 nmNorthwest NW
DakhlaSun 8:10 AM969 km602 miles523 nmWest-northwest WNW
BamakoSun 8:10 AM987 km613 miles533 nmSouth S
OuahigouyaSun 8:10 AM993 km617 miles536 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KoutialaSun 8:10 AM1018 km633 miles550 nmSouth S

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools