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: 56%
Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 1:59 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 7, 2012 at 23:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 58' North
Longitude: 86° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.27 meters/second, 1509.4 km/hour, 937.9 miles/hour or 815.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.63 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.9"937.60 miwest0° 01' 47.5"2.06 minorth937.51 mi
24 hours11° 45' 38.4"759.88 mieast0° 15' 46.6"18.09 minorth759.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BhadrakSat 5:06 AM23 km14 miles12 nmEast-northeast ENE
BalasoreSat 5:06 AM46 km28 miles25 nmNortheast NE
KendraparaSat 5:06 AM52 km32 miles28 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JagatsinghpurSat 5:06 AM80 km50 miles43 nmSouth S
DhenkanalSat 5:06 AM85 km53 miles46 nmWest-southwest WSW
BhubaneswarSat 5:06 AM92 km57 miles50 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BhubaneshwarSat 5:06 AM93 km58 miles50 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KhordhaSat 5:06 AM113 km70 miles61 nmSouthwest SW
CuttackSat 5:06 AM113 km70 miles61 nmSouthwest SW
BaripadaSat 5:06 AM116 km72 miles62 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools