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 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 32' North, Longitude: 48° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.70 meters/second, 1532.5 km/hour, 952.3 miles/hour or 827.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.87 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.4"952.00 miwest0° 05' 23.5"6.18 misouth952.27 mi
24 hours11° 37' 09.9"762.18 mieast2° 34' 03.6"176.58 misouth787.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownMon 5:10 AM1375 km854 miles742 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceMon 5:10 AM1454 km903 miles785 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauMon 5:10 AM1462 km909 miles790 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesMon 5:10 AM1468 km912 miles792 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Mon 5:10 AM1469 km913 miles793 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Mon 5:10 AM1479 km919 miles799 nmWest W
KingstownMon 5:10 AM1529 km950 miles826 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Mon 5:10 AM1558 km968 miles841 nmWest W
CayenneMon 6:10 AM1574 km978 miles850 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboMon 6:10 AM1603 km996 miles866 nmSouth-southwest SSW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools