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: 63%

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 22:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 41' North, Longitude: 96° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.01 meters/second, 1512.1 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' 30.6"15.66 miwest0° 00' 02.0"0.04 misouth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.7"939.23 miwest0° 02' 04.7"2.39 misouth939.34 mi
24 hours11° 42' 02.9"757.38 mieast1° 16' 40.8"87.91 misouth765.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NaypyidawSun 4:56 AM103 km64 miles56 nmSouth S
MandalaySun 4:56 AM145 km90 miles78 nmNorth N
Chiang MaiSun 5:26 AM375 km233 miles202 nmEast-southeast ESE
YangonSun 4:56 AM433 km269 miles234 nmSouth S
ChittagongSun 4:26 AM474 km294 miles256 nmWest-northwest WNW
MawlamyineSun 4:56 AM493 km306 miles266 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ComillaSun 4:26 AM588 km365 miles318 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChandpurSun 4:26 AM622 km386 miles336 nmWest-northwest WNW
BarisalSun 4:26 AM629 km391 miles339 nmWest-northwest WNW
SylhetSun 4:26 AM632 km393 miles341 nmNorthwest NW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools