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: 50%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 07:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 39' North, Longitude: 28° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.41 meters/second, 1531.5 km/hour, 951.6 miles/hour or 826.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.86 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.0"951.40 miwest0° 05' 16.1"6.04 misouth951.66 mi
24 hours11° 37' 22.3"761.94 mieast2° 31' 14.0"173.35 misouth786.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloMon 6:50 AM441 km274 miles238 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santa MariaMon 6:50 AM657 km408 miles354 nmEast-southeast ESE
PraiaMon 6:50 AM691 km429 miles373 nmSoutheast SE
DakarMon 7:50 AM1281 km796 miles692 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottMon 7:50 AM1347 km837 miles727 nmEast E
BanjulMon 7:50 AM1420 km882 miles767 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauMon 7:50 AM1597 km992 miles862 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnMon 7:50 AM1847 km1148 miles997 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryMon 7:50 AM1908 km1185 miles1030 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownMon 7:50 AM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmEast-southeast ESE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools