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: 82%

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 Friday, November 23, 2012 at 23:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 59' North, Longitude: 48° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.80 meters/second, 1604.9 km/hour, 997.2 miles/hour or 866.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 33.3"16.62 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 33' 21.0"997.10 miwest0° 10' 07.8"11.60 minorth996.96 mi
24 hours10° 42' 39.0"733.73 mieast3° 50' 42.5"264.27 minorth776.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneFri 8:36 PM541 km336 miles292 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniFri 8:36 PM670 km416 miles362 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboFri 8:36 PM774 km481 miles418 nmWest-southwest WSW
Nieuw NickerieFri 8:36 PM965 km599 miles521 nmWest-southwest WSW
New AmsterdamFri 7:36 PM1014 km630 miles548 nmWest W
BelémFri 8:36 PM1043 km648 miles563 nmSouth S
GeorgetownFri 7:36 PM1074 km667 miles580 nmWest W
BridgetownFri 7:36 PM1341 km833 miles724 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainFri 7:36 PM1459 km907 miles788 nmWest-northwest WNW
KingstownFri 7:36 PM1505 km935 miles813 nmWest-northwest WNW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools