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: 100%

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 Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 21:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 26' North, Longitude: 33° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.91 meters/second, 1612.5 km/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.70 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 32' 55.9"1001.91 miwest0° 10' 54.7"12.50 minorth1001.84 mi
24 hours10° 50' 19.0"746.41 mieast4° 11' 30.3"288.08 minorth797.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JubaSun 12:18 AM215 km134 miles116 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuluSun 12:18 AM320 km199 miles173 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LiraSun 12:18 AM358 km222 miles193 nmSouth S
MbaleSun 12:18 AM489 km304 miles264 nmSouth S
MalakalSun 12:18 AM494 km307 miles267 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YambioSun 12:18 AM569 km353 miles307 nmWest W
KampalaSun 12:18 AM574 km356 miles310 nmSouth S
EntebbeSun 12:18 AM604 km375 miles326 nmSouth S
WauSun 12:18 AM653 km406 miles353 nmWest-northwest WNW
NakuruSun 12:18 AM698 km434 miles377 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools