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: 98%

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 Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 02:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 03' North, Longitude: 51° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.32 meters/second, 1538.3 km/hour, 955.9 miles/hour or 830.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"15.93 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 31' 44.8"955.60 miwest0° 05' 30.7"6.32 minorth955.37 mi
24 hours11° 25' 02.2"751.01 mieast1° 48' 44.2"124.65 minorth757.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownMon 10:04 PM1019 km633 miles550 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceMon 10:04 PM1081 km672 miles584 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauMon 10:04 PM1086 km675 miles586 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Mon 10:04 PM1092 km679 miles590 nmWest W
CastriesMon 10:04 PM1098 km682 miles593 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Mon 10:04 PM1102 km684 miles595 nmWest W
KingstownMon 10:04 PM1165 km724 miles629 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Mon 10:04 PM1182 km734 miles638 nmWest W
Saint George'sMon 10:04 PM1276 km793 miles689 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port of SpainMon 10:04 PM1345 km836 miles726 nmSouthwest SW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools