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: 51%

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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 05:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 53' North, Longitude: 10° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.83 meters/second, 1529.4 km/hour, 950.3 miles/hour or 825.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.84 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 misouth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.8"950.03 miwest0° 05' 01.2"5.75 misouth950.28 mi
24 hours11° 37' 47.5"761.32 mieast2° 25' 29.7"166.76 misouth784.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitMon 6:10 AM303 km188 miles164 nmWest W
AgadezMon 6:10 AM320 km199 miles173 nmSouthwest SW
ZinderMon 6:10 AM577 km359 miles312 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaradiMon 6:10 AM684 km425 miles370 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoMon 6:10 AM783 km487 miles423 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoussoroMon 6:10 AM882 km548 miles476 nmSoutheast SE
NdjamenaMon 6:10 AM908 km564 miles490 nmSoutheast SE
Faya-LargeauMon 6:10 AM940 km584 miles507 nmEast E
KadunaMon 6:10 AM973 km605 miles525 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NiameyMon 6:10 AM1054 km655 miles569 nmWest-southwest WSW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools