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: 91%

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 Friday, November 2, 2012 at 01:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' North, Longitude: 10° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.50 meters/second, 1510.2 km/hour, 938.4 miles/hour or 815.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.7"938.07 miwest0° 00' 36.8"0.70 minorth938.04 mi
24 hours11° 39' 51.0"753.97 mieast0° 12' 05.0"13.86 misouth754.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitFri 2:28 AM388 km241 miles210 nmSouthwest SW
AgadezFri 2:28 AM498 km309 miles269 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ZinderFri 2:28 AM796 km495 miles430 nmSouth S
MaradiFri 2:28 AM886 km551 miles479 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Faya-LargeauFri 2:28 AM978 km608 miles528 nmEast-southeast ESE
KanoFri 2:28 AM1002 km623 miles541 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdjamenaFri 2:28 AM1094 km680 miles591 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NiameyFri 2:28 AM1195 km742 miles645 nmSouthwest SW
AbujaFri 2:28 AM1343 km834 miles725 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TripoliFri 3:28 AM1360 km845 miles735 nmNorth-northeast NNE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools