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: 100%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM
This phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 29, 2012 at 19:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 25' North, Longitude: 57° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.45 meters/second, 1560.4 km/hour, 969.6 miles/hour or 842.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.16 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 32' 13.9"969.38 miwest0° 07' 24.2"8.48 minorth969.12 mi
24 hours11° 13' 12.9"748.25 mieast2° 36' 49.0"179.72 minorth764.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalalahMon 11:50 PM436 km271 miles235 nmWest-northwest WNW
HadibuMon 10:50 PM513 km319 miles277 nmSouthwest SW
NizwaMon 11:50 PM832 km517 miles449 nmNorth N
MuscatMon 11:50 PM909 km565 miles491 nmNorth N
SeebMon 11:50 PM915 km569 miles494 nmNorth N
Al MukallaMon 10:50 PM941 km585 miles508 nmWest W
Abu DhabiMon 11:50 PM1062 km660 miles573 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DubaiMon 11:50 PM1121 km697 miles605 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DohaMon 10:50 PM1273 km791 miles688 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManamaMon 10:50 PM1410 km876 miles761 nmNorth-northwest NNW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools