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: 79%
Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 00:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 31' North
Longitude: 37° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.57 meters/second, 1514.1 km/hour, 940.8 miles/hour or 817.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.68 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 minorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.0"940.54 miwest0° 02' 21.8"2.71 minorth940.42 mi
24 hours11° 39' 06.6"755.02 mieast0° 30' 08.8"34.57 minorth754.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port SudanFri 3:50 AM119 km74 miles64 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JeddahFri 3:50 AM177 km110 miles95 nmNortheast NE
MakkahFri 3:50 AM230 km143 miles124 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedinaFri 3:50 AM474 km295 miles256 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KerenFri 3:50 AM529 km329 miles286 nmSouth S
Khamis MushaitFri 3:50 AM571 km355 miles308 nmEast-southeast ESE
KassalaFri 3:50 AM581 km361 miles314 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AsmaraFri 3:50 AM586 km364 miles317 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TeseneyFri 3:50 AM612 km380 miles330 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KhartoumFri 3:50 AM781 km485 miles422 nmSouthwest SW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools