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: 99%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 32' North, Longitude: 10° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.03 meters/second, 1533.7 km/hour, 953.0 miles/hour or 828.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.88 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 31' 31.3"952.71 miwest0° 05' 04.5"5.82 minorth952.49 mi
24 hours11° 29' 00.6"753.28 mieast1° 37' 23.2"111.64 minorth757.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TidjikjaWed 1:20 AM62 km38 miles33 nmWest W
NouakchottWed 1:20 AM544 km338 miles294 nmWest W
RossoWed 1:20 AM572 km355 miles309 nmWest-southwest WSW
TambacoundaWed 1:20 AM607 km377 miles328 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-LouisWed 1:20 AM662 km411 miles357 nmWest-southwest WSW
ToubaWed 1:20 AM672 km418 miles363 nmSouthwest SW
NouadhibouWed 1:20 AM701 km436 miles379 nmWest-northwest WNW
BamakoWed 1:20 AM719 km447 miles388 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FarafenniWed 1:20 AM747 km464 miles404 nmSouthwest SW
ThièsWed 1:20 AM769 km478 miles415 nmWest-southwest WSW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools