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: 52%

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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 03:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 03' North, Longitude: 41° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.38 meters/second, 1527.8 km/hour, 949.3 miles/hour or 824.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.82 miwest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 misouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.0"949.02 miwest0° 04' 49.2"5.53 misouth949.27 mi
24 hours11° 38' 07.9"760.89 mieast2° 20' 51.9"161.46 misouth782.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Khamis MushaitMon 6:00 AM160 km99 miles86 nmEast-southeast ESE
MakkahMon 6:00 AM313 km195 miles169 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JeddahMon 6:00 AM360 km224 miles195 nmNorthwest NW
Port SudanMon 6:00 AM448 km278 miles242 nmWest W
KerenMon 6:00 AM481 km299 miles260 nmSouthwest SW
AsmaraMon 6:00 AM490 km304 miles264 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al HudaydahMon 6:00 AM497 km309 miles268 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SanaMon 6:00 AM504 km313 miles272 nmSoutheast SE
MedinaMon 6:00 AM629 km391 miles340 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Mek'eleMon 6:00 AM650 km404 miles351 nmSouth-southwest SSW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools