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 02:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 07' North, Longitude: 61° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.15 meters/second, 1537.7 km/hour, 955.5 miles/hour or 830.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"15.93 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.10 minorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 31' 43.6"955.30 miwest0° 05' 27.2"6.25 minorth955.07 mi
24 hours11° 25' 26.3"751.23 mieast1° 47' 16.7"122.99 minorth757.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Codrington (Barbuda)Mon 10:46 PM53 km33 miles28 nmSouth S
Saint John's (Antigua)Mon 10:46 PM110 km69 miles60 nmSouth S
GustaviaMon 10:46 PM116 km72 miles63 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Mon 10:46 PM134 km83 miles73 nmSouthwest SW
PhilipsburgMon 10:46 PM135 km84 miles73 nmWest W
The ValleyMon 10:46 PM137 km85 miles74 nmWest W
MarigotMon 10:46 PM139 km86 miles75 nmWest W
CharlestownMon 10:46 PM141 km87 miles76 nmSouthwest SW
BradesMon 10:46 PM156 km97 miles84 nmSouth-southwest SSW
The Bottom (Saba)Mon 10:46 PM165 km103 miles89 nmWest-southwest WSW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools