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: 4%
Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:11 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 14, 2012 at 08:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 58' North
Longitude: 31° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.29 meters/second, 1603.1 km/hour, 996.1 miles/hour or 865.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.60 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 misouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 20.1"996.02 miwest0° 11' 40.9"13.38 misouth996.32 mi
24 hours11° 56' 01.2"819.43 mieast4° 51' 34.4"333.94 misouth887.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JubaFri 11:18 AM239 km149 miles129 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MalakalFri 11:18 AM288 km179 miles156 nmNorth N
WauFri 11:18 AM359 km223 miles194 nmWest-northwest WNW
GuluFri 11:18 AM480 km299 miles259 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LiraFri 11:18 AM557 km346 miles301 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KampalaFri 11:18 AM752 km468 miles406 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Addis AbabaFri 11:18 AM867 km538 miles468 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamaFri 11:18 AM911 km566 miles492 nmEast-northeast ENE
KhartoumFri 11:18 AM967 km601 miles522 nmNorth N
NakuruFri 11:18 AM972 km604 miles525 nmSoutheast SE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools