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 7:50 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 2, 2012 at 01:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 53' North
Longitude: 10° 03' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.7"938.13 miwest0° 00' 36.7"0.70 minorth938.10 mi
24 hours11° 39' 50.9"754.02 mieast0° 12' 07.6"13.91 misouth754.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AgadezFri 2:28 AM485 km301 miles262 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ZinderFri 2:28 AM791 km492 miles427 nmSouth S
MaradiFri 2:28 AM876 km544 miles473 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoFri 2:28 AM997 km619 miles538 nmSouth S
NdjamenaFri 2:28 AM1108 km688 miles598 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NiameyFri 2:28 AM1174 km729 miles634 nmSouthwest SW
AbujaFri 2:28 AM1332 km827 miles719 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TripoliFri 3:28 AM1366 km849 miles738 nmNorth-northeast NNE
OuagadougouFri 1:28 AM1553 km965 miles838 nmSouthwest SW
VallettaFri 2:28 AM1720 km1069 miles929 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools