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: 78%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 43' North, Longitude: 44° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.98 meters/second, 1511.9 km/hour, 939.5 miles/hour or 816.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.66 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 minorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.5"939.15 miwest0° 01' 49.4"2.09 minorth939.06 mi
24 hours11° 40' 20.3"755.29 mieast0° 16' 59.0"19.47 minorth754.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownFri 2:30 AM1848 km1148 miles998 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Fri 2:30 AM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceFri 2:30 AM1916 km1191 miles1035 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauFri 2:30 AM1918 km1192 miles1036 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Fri 2:30 AM1928 km1198 miles1041 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesFri 2:30 AM1934 km1202 miles1044 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneFri 3:30 AM1958 km1216 miles1057 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Fri 2:30 AM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmWest W
KingstownFri 2:30 AM1999 km1242 miles1079 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboFri 3:30 AM2033 km1263 miles1097 nmSouthwest SW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools