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

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 09:28:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 6%

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 Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 09:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 07' South, Longitude: 6° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.07 meters/second, 1613.0 km/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 871.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.70 miwest0° 00' 12.5"0.24 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 27.4"1002.16 miwest0° 12' 38.6"14.48 misouth1002.23 mi
24 hours12° 27' 13.9"861.28 mieast5° 03' 00.0"346.99 misouth926.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São ToméSat 9:28 AM165 km102 miles89 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port-GentilSat 10:28 AM270 km168 miles146 nmEast E
Santo António (Príncipe)Sat 9:28 AM325 km202 miles176 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSat 10:28 AM380 km236 miles205 nmEast-northeast ENE
BataSat 10:28 AM499 km310 miles270 nmNortheast NE
AconibeSat 10:28 AM573 km356 miles309 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalaboSat 10:28 AM601 km373 miles324 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EbebiyínSat 10:28 AM658 km409 miles355 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port HarcourtSat 10:28 AM659 km409 miles356 nmNorth N
DoualaSat 10:28 AM679 km422 miles366 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools