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: 100%

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 28, 2012 at 01:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 51' North, Longitude: 35° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.49 meters/second, 1521.0 km/hour, 945.1 miles/hour or 821.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.75 miwest0° 00' 03.4"0.07 minorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 10.5"944.84 miwest0° 03' 27.1"3.96 minorth944.68 mi
24 hours11° 36' 27.0"755.43 mieast0° 57' 06.0"65.47 minorth755.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaWed 12:46 AM1417 km881 miles765 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarWed 1:46 AM2037 km1266 miles1100 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottWed 1:46 AM2099 km1304 miles1133 nmEast E
BanjulWed 1:46 AM2171 km1349 miles1172 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ponta DelgadaWed 12:46 AM2214 km1376 miles1196 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Angra do HeroísmoWed 12:46 AM2244 km1395 miles1212 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauWed 1:46 AM2339 km1453 miles1263 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneTue 10:46 PM2433 km1512 miles1313 nmSouthwest SW
El AaiúnWed 1:46 AM2445 km1519 miles1320 nmEast-northeast ENE
ParamariboTue 10:46 PM2605 km1618 miles1406 nmSouthwest SW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools