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: 18%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:36 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 07:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 36' South, Longitude: 14° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.32 meters/second, 1610.4 km/hour, 1000.6 miles/hour or 869.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.68 miwest0° 00' 12.3"0.24 misouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 29' 33.3"1000.56 miwest0° 12' 20.8"14.14 misouth1000.54 mi
24 hours12° 29' 36.2"862.54 mieast4° 52' 45.2"335.30 misouth922.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BrazzavilleSat 8:28 AM83 km51 miles45 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KinshasaSat 8:28 AM90 km56 miles48 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DolisieSat 8:28 AM261 km162 miles141 nmWest-southwest WSW
FrancevilleSat 8:28 AM265 km165 miles143 nmNorthwest NW
Pointe-NoireSat 8:28 AM365 km227 miles197 nmWest-southwest WSW
CabindaSat 8:28 AM375 km233 miles202 nmSouthwest SW
UígeSat 8:28 AM444 km276 miles240 nmSouth S
MbandakaSat 8:28 AM547 km340 miles295 nmNortheast NE
OuéssoSat 8:28 AM589 km366 miles318 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaSat 8:28 AM609 km379 miles329 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools