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: 9%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 10:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 28' South, Longitude: 52° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.78 meters/second, 1500.4 km/hour, 932.3 miles/hour or 810.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.54 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 minorth15.54 mi
1 hour14° 22' 50.3"932.04 miwest0° 02' 57.5"3.39 minorth932.20 mi
24 hours14° 31' 49.7"941.75 mieast1° 49' 12.3"125.20 minorth955.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint-DenisFri 2:46 PM318 km198 miles172 nmEast E
ToamasinaFri 1:46 PM408 km253 miles220 nmNorthwest NW
Port LouisFri 2:46 PM530 km330 miles286 nmEast E
AntananarivoFri 1:46 PM543 km337 miles293 nmWest-northwest WNW
FianarantsoaFri 1:46 PM566 km352 miles306 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntsirabeFri 1:46 PM568 km353 miles307 nmWest W
MoroniFri 1:46 PM1379 km857 miles745 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaFri 2:46 PM1783 km1108 miles963 nmNorth N
Dar es SalaamFri 1:46 PM2071 km1287 miles1118 nmNorthwest NW
LilongweFri 12:46 PM2108 km1310 miles1138 nmWest-northwest WNW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools