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: 3%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 08:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 51' South, Longitude: 69° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.30 meters/second, 1495.1 km/hour, 929.0 miles/hour or 807.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.48 miwest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 misouth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 21' 53.1"928.68 miwest0° 01' 07.2"1.28 misouth928.63 mi
24 hours15° 07' 40.2"977.98 mieast0° 16' 44.7"19.20 minorth979.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Thu 12:32 PM666 km414 miles360 nmWest W
Port LouisThu 12:32 PM1273 km791 miles687 nmWest W
Saint-DenisThu 12:32 PM1480 km920 miles799 nmWest W
Diego GarciaThu 2:32 PM1523 km947 miles823 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandThu 1:32 PM2028 km1260 miles1095 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntananarivoThu 11:32 AM2329 km1447 miles1258 nmWest W
VictoriaThu 12:32 PM2364 km1469 miles1277 nmNorthwest NW
MaleThu 1:32 PM2799 km1739 miles1511 nmNorth N
MoroniThu 11:32 AM2995 km1861 miles1617 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port-aux-FrancaisThu 1:32 PM3163 km1966 miles1708 nmSouth S

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools