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: 98%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:41 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 28, 2012 at 21:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 56' North, Longitude: 22° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.75 meters/second, 1619.1 km/hour, 1006.1 miles/hour or 874.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.6"16.77 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.77 mi
1 hour14° 32' 43.3"1006.05 miwest0° 11' 27.2"13.12 minorth1006.10 mi
24 hours10° 51' 33.5"751.10 mieast4° 29' 36.5"308.77 minorth810.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KisanganiFri 11:18 PM294 km183 miles159 nmEast E
ImpfondoFri 10:18 PM510 km317 miles275 nmWest W
BambariFri 10:18 PM574 km357 miles310 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BanguiFri 10:18 PM587 km365 miles317 nmNorthwest NW
BimboFri 10:18 PM593 km368 miles320 nmNorthwest NW
YambioSat 12:18 AM760 km472 miles410 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mbuji-MayiFri 11:18 PM788 km490 miles426 nmSouth S
RuhengeriFri 11:18 PM830 km516 miles448 nmEast-southeast ESE
BerbératiFri 10:18 PM841 km522 miles454 nmWest-northwest WNW
GitaramaFri 11:18 PM864 km537 miles467 nmEast-southeast ESE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools