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 02:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 35' North, Longitude: 14° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.39 meters/second, 1513.4 km/hour, 940.4 miles/hour or 817.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.67 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 minorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.5"940.13 miwest0° 02' 12.5"2.53 minorth940.02 mi
24 hours11° 39' 29.4"755.12 mieast0° 26' 20.9"30.21 minorth754.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AgadezFri 3:28 AM760 km472 miles410 nmWest-southwest WSW
ZinderFri 3:28 AM927 km576 miles501 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaFri 3:28 AM943 km586 miles509 nmSouth S
KanoFri 3:28 AM1122 km697 miles606 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TripoliFri 4:28 AM1367 km849 miles738 nmNorth N
AbujaFri 3:28 AM1466 km911 miles791 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NiameyFri 3:28 AM1497 km930 miles809 nmWest-southwest WSW
Valletta *Fri 4:28 AM1697 km1055 miles917 nmNorth N
TunisFri 3:28 AM1836 km1141 miles991 nmNorth N
BanguiFri 3:28 AM1858 km1154 miles1003 nmSouth-southeast SSE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools