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: 10%

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 Friday, November 16, 2012 at 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 22' South, Longitude: 26° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.08 meters/second, 1501.5 km/hour, 933.0 miles/hour or 810.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.8"15.55 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 minorth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 22' 57.0"932.71 miwest0° 03' 13.1"3.69 minorth932.87 mi
24 hours14° 28' 29.2"938.69 mieast1° 54' 53.0"131.70 minorth953.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FrancistownFri 2:34 PM115 km71 miles62 nmSoutheast SE
TonotaFri 2:34 PM136 km85 miles74 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BulawayoFri 2:34 PM187 km116 miles101 nmEast E
SeroweFri 2:34 PM224 km139 miles121 nmSouth S
GweruFri 2:34 PM331 km206 miles179 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaunFri 2:34 PM357 km222 miles193 nmWest W
MasvingoFri 2:34 PM422 km262 miles228 nmEast E
MolepololeFri 2:34 PM466 km290 miles252 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PolokwaneFri 2:34 PM476 km296 miles257 nmSoutheast SE
GaboroneFri 2:34 PM483 km300 miles261 nmSouth S
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools