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: 72%

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 23:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 01' North, Longitude: 69° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.08 meters/second, 1508.7 km/hour, 937.5 miles/hour or 814.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.62 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.2"937.13 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth937.12 mi
24 hours11° 42' 29.5"756.12 mieast0° 22' 51.2"26.20 misouth757.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VeravalSat 4:56 AM61 km38 miles33 nmEast-southeast ESE
PorbandarSat 4:56 AM72 km45 miles39 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JunagadhSat 4:56 AM89 km55 miles48 nmNortheast NE
Jetpur NavagadhSat 4:56 AM118 km73 miles64 nmNortheast NE
GondalSat 4:56 AM147 km92 miles80 nmNortheast NE
DwarkaSat 4:56 AM160 km99 miles86 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JamnagarSat 4:56 AM162 km101 miles88 nmNorth N
RajkotSat 4:56 AM175 km109 miles94 nmNortheast NE
GandhidhamSat 4:56 AM230 km143 miles124 nmNorth N
SuratSat 4:56 AM323 km201 miles174 nmEast E

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools