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: 8%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:11 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:41 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 14' South, Longitude: 26° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.91 meters/second, 1565.7 km/hour, 972.9 miles/hour or 845.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.21 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 26' 39.1"972.70 miwest0° 10' 22.6"11.89 misouth972.43 mi
24 hours13° 35' 00.7"914.76 mieast3° 43' 14.4"255.83 misouth942.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KitweTue 2:02 PM157 km98 miles85 nmEast-northeast ENE
LubumbashiTue 2:02 PM187 km116 miles101 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NdolaTue 2:02 PM197 km122 miles106 nmEast E
KabweTue 2:02 PM221 km137 miles119 nmSoutheast SE
LusakaTue 2:02 PM288 km179 miles155 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MonguTue 2:02 PM459 km285 miles248 nmWest-southwest WSW
KasamaTue 2:02 PM580 km360 miles313 nmNortheast NE
ChipataTue 2:02 PM631 km392 miles341 nmEast E
HarareTue 2:02 PM681 km423 miles368 nmSoutheast SE
LilongweTue 2:02 PM756 km469 miles408 nmEast E
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools