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: 50%

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 Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 14:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 59' South, Longitude: 53° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.72 meters/second, 1604.6 km/hour, 997.0 miles/hour or 866.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.62 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.6"996.96 miwest0° 11' 09.3"12.78 minorth997.24 mi
24 hours11° 14' 53.3"772.29 mieast4° 31' 15.5"310.65 minorth835.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaTue 6:22 PM368 km229 miles199 nmNortheast NE
MoroniTue 5:22 PM1201 km746 miles648 nmWest-southwest WSW
MogadishuTue 5:22 PM1320 km820 miles713 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoTue 5:22 PM1452 km903 miles784 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Dar es SalaamTue 5:22 PM1528 km950 miles825 nmWest W
Port LouisTue 6:22 PM1533 km952 miles828 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisTue 6:22 PM1557 km968 miles841 nmSouth S
NairobiTue 5:22 PM1916 km1190 miles1034 nmWest-northwest WNW
DodomaTue 5:22 PM1923 km1195 miles1039 nmWest W
Diego GarciaTue 8:22 PM2132 km1325 miles1151 nmEast E

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools