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

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 01:34:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 50%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 01:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 12' North, Longitude: 66° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.86 meters/second, 1587.1 km/hour, 986.2 miles/hour or 857.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.44 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.9"986.00 miwest0° 09' 39.3"11.06 misouth986.34 mi
24 hours11° 16' 30.1"765.08 mieast4° 07' 43.8"283.76 misouth820.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KulhudhuffushiWed 6:34 AM906 km563 miles489 nmEast-southeast ESE
MangaluruWed 7:04 AM953 km592 miles515 nmEast-northeast ENE
MumbaiWed 7:04 AM1112 km691 miles600 nmNortheast NE
MaleWed 6:34 AM1117 km694 miles603 nmSoutheast SE
PuneWed 7:04 AM1151 km715 miles621 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramWed 7:04 AM1212 km753 miles654 nmEast-southeast ESE
BengaluruWed 7:04 AM1247 km775 miles673 nmEast E
AnantapurWed 7:04 AM1290 km801 miles696 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiWed 7:04 AM1307 km812 miles706 nmEast E
SuratWed 7:04 AM1311 km815 miles708 nmNorth-northeast NNE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools