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: 62%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 17:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 55' South, Longitude: 22° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.48 meters/second, 1618.1 km/hour, 1005.5 miles/hour or 873.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.76 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 35.1"1005.39 miwest0° 11' 22.0"13.02 minorth1005.53 mi
24 hours10° 49' 36.5"748.48 mieast4° 30' 12.5"309.43 minorth810.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KisanganiWed 7:14 PM389 km242 miles210 nmNortheast NE
Mbuji-MayiWed 7:14 PM475 km295 miles257 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MbandakaWed 6:14 PM538 km335 miles291 nmWest-northwest WNW
TshikapaWed 7:14 PM539 km335 miles291 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ImpfondoWed 6:14 PM646 km401 miles349 nmNorthwest NW
BujumburaWed 7:14 PM759 km472 miles410 nmEast-southeast ESE
RuhengeriWed 7:14 PM776 km482 miles419 nmEast E
GitaramaWed 7:14 PM787 km489 miles425 nmEast E
ButareWed 7:14 PM789 km490 miles426 nmEast E
KigaliWed 7:14 PM821 km510 miles444 nmEast E

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools