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: 30%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 08:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 46' North, Longitude: 7° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.91 meters/second, 1576.5 km/hour, 979.6 miles/hour or 851.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.33 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 31' 04.3"979.39 miwest0° 09' 18.0"10.66 misouth979.74 mi
24 hours11° 35' 37.7"782.16 mieast4° 02' 08.0"277.37 misouth835.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BamakoWed 8:00 AM39 km24 miles21 nmWest-southwest WSW
KoutialaWed 8:00 AM243 km151 miles131 nmEast E
SikassoWed 8:00 AM271 km168 miles146 nmSoutheast SE
Bobo-DioulassoWed 8:00 AM408 km254 miles220 nmEast-southeast ESE
KorhogoWed 8:00 AM429 km266 miles232 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NzérékoréWed 8:00 AM570 km354 miles308 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OuahigouyaWed 8:00 AM576 km358 miles311 nmEast E
KoudougouWed 8:00 AM579 km360 miles313 nmEast E
KoiduWed 8:00 AM583 km362 miles315 nmSouthwest SW
ManWed 8:00 AM593 km369 miles320 nmSouth S

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools