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 01:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 33' North, Longitude: 28° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.50 meters/second, 1513.8 km/hour, 940.6 miles/hour or 817.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.68 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 minorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 59.5"940.31 miwest0° 02' 18.2"2.64 minorth940.20 mi
24 hours11° 39' 15.7"755.00 mieast0° 28' 40.4"32.88 minorth754.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KufraFri 3:28 AM682 km424 miles368 nmNorthwest NW
KhartoumFri 4:28 AM686 km426 miles370 nmSoutheast SE
FadaFri 2:28 AM831 km516 miles448 nmWest-southwest WSW
Al-UbayyidFri 4:28 AM832 km517 miles449 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Al-FashirFri 4:28 AM842 km523 miles454 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port SudanFri 4:28 AM904 km561 miles488 nmEast E
HurghadaFri 3:28 AM911 km566 miles492 nmNortheast NE
KostiFri 4:28 AM923 km574 miles498 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KassalaFri 4:28 AM998 km620 miles539 nmEast-southeast ESE
Al JizahFri 3:28 AM1080 km671 miles583 nmNorth-northeast NNE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools