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: 71%

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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 02' North, Longitude: 42° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.07 meters/second, 1508.6 km/hour, 937.4 miles/hour or 814.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.62 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 minorth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.5"937.16 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth937.16 mi
24 hours11° 42' 35.6"756.26 mieast0° 27' 19.5"31.34 misouth758.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MakkahSat 4:20 AM254 km158 miles137 nmWest W
Khamis MushaitSat 4:20 AM306 km190 miles165 nmSouth S
JeddahSat 4:20 AM321 km200 miles173 nmWest W
MedinaSat 4:20 AM466 km290 miles252 nmNorthwest NW
Port SudanSat 4:20 AM545 km339 miles295 nmWest-southwest WSW
RiyadhSat 4:20 AM613 km381 miles331 nmNortheast NE
BuraidahSat 4:20 AM616 km383 miles333 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SanaSat 4:20 AM662 km411 miles358 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Al HudaydahSat 4:20 AM693 km431 miles374 nmSouth S
KerenSat 4:20 AM704 km437 miles380 nmSouthwest SW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools