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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 3:24:00 PM.

Jump to: -4 weeks | -1 day | -12 hours | -6 hours | -1 hour | -10 minutes | Now | +10 minutes | +1 hour | +6 hours | +12 hours | +1 day | +4 weeks

March equinox | June solstice | September equinox | December solstice

Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

View Day and Night Map

Find the Moon at Another Time in a Location

 / 
 / 
 : 
 : 

Start typing name of city

Advertising

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 70%

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 Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 15:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 14' North, Longitude: 60° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.70 meters/second, 1618.9 km/hour, 1006.0 miles/hour or 874.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.76 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.77 mi
1 hour14° 33' 11.3"1005.89 miWest0° 11' 06.4"12.72 miNorth1005.90 mi
24 hours10° 40' 20.6"737.66 miEast4° 19' 40.2"297.37 miNorth793.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaThu 7:24 PM941 km585 miles508 nmSouthwest SW
MaleThu 8:24 PM1467 km911 miles792 nmEast E
MogadishuThu 6:24 PM1682 km1045 miles908 nmWest W
Diego GarciaThu 9:24 PM1695 km1053 miles915 nmSoutheast SE
ThiruvananthapuramThu 8:54 PM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdenThu 6:24 PM2062 km1281 miles1113 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiThu 8:54 PM2130 km1324 miles1150 nmEast-northeast ENE
DjiboutiThu 6:24 PM2173 km1350 miles1173 nmWest-northwest WNW
ColomboThu 8:54 PM2213 km1375 miles1195 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 8:54 PM2219 km1379 miles1198 nmEast-northeast ENE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools