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: 51%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 15:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 45' South, Longitude: 34° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.99 meters/second, 1605.6 km/hour, 997.7 miles/hour or 866.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.63 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 31' 19.5"997.57 miwest0° 11' 10.8"12.80 minorth997.84 mi
24 hours11° 13' 16.5"770.84 mieast4° 31' 32.5"310.97 minorth833.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DodomaTue 6:42 PM200 km124 miles108 nmEast-northeast ENE
MbeyaTue 6:42 PM247 km154 miles134 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KarongaTue 5:42 PM353 km220 miles191 nmSouth S
ArushaTue 6:42 PM474 km294 miles256 nmNortheast NE
MwanzaTue 6:42 PM483 km300 miles261 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KasamaTue 5:42 PM496 km308 miles268 nmSouthwest SW
MzuzuTue 5:42 PM522 km324 miles282 nmSouth S
RutanaTue 5:42 PM545 km339 miles294 nmNorthwest NW
RuyigiTue 5:42 PM553 km344 miles299 nmNorthwest NW
Zanzibar CityTue 6:42 PM575 km357 miles311 nmEast E

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools