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: 83%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:46 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 3, 2012 at 02:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 29' North, Longitude: 16° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.19 meters/second, 1559.5 km/hour, 969.0 miles/hour or 842.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.15 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 misouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 31' 57.6"968.87 miwest0° 07' 30.2"8.60 misouth969.20 mi
24 hours11° 08' 06.4"742.42 mieast3° 19' 14.3"228.30 misouth781.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NdjamenaMon 3:10 AM392 km243 miles211 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaiduguriMon 3:10 AM518 km322 miles280 nmSouthwest SW
SarhMon 3:10 AM742 km461 miles400 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoundouMon 3:10 AM765 km475 miles413 nmSouth S
ZinderMon 3:10 AM794 km493 miles429 nmWest-southwest WSW
AgadezMon 3:10 AM889 km552 miles480 nmWest-northwest WNW
KanoMon 3:10 AM911 km566 miles492 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaradiMon 3:10 AM1000 km621 miles540 nmWest-southwest WSW
Al-FashirMon 5:10 AM1012 km629 miles547 nmEast E
AbujaMon 3:10 AM1199 km745 miles648 nmSouthwest SW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools