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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Monday, October 15, 2012 at 10:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 14' South, Longitude: 11° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.10 meters/second, 1577.2 km/hour, 980.0 miles/hour or 851.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.33 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 26' 28.5"979.78 miwest0° 11' 18.6"12.96 misouth979.54 mi
24 hours13° 43' 30.6"931.21 mieast4° 09' 42.1"286.09 misouth966.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuandaMon 11:52 AM317 km197 miles171 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LubangoMon 11:52 AM453 km282 miles245 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HuamboMon 11:52 AM476 km296 miles257 nmEast-southeast ESE
MalanjeMon 11:52 AM546 km340 miles295 nmEast-northeast ENE
UígeMon 11:52 AM549 km341 miles296 nmNortheast NE
CabindaMon 11:52 AM631 km392 miles341 nmNorth N
Pointe-NoireMon 11:52 AM714 km444 miles386 nmNorth N
MenongueMon 11:52 AM757 km471 miles409 nmEast-southeast ESE
DolisieMon 11:52 AM786 km488 miles424 nmNorth N
KinshasaMon 11:52 AM865 km537 miles467 nmNorth-northeast NNE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools