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: 75%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 01:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 17' North, Longitude: 38° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.38 meters/second, 1581.8 km/hour, 982.9 miles/hour or 854.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.38 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 32' 20.2"982.69 miwest0° 09' 04.0"10.39 misouth983.03 mi
24 hours11° 01' 42.3"745.45 mieast3° 53' 19.1"267.27 misouth796.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LalibelaTue 4:24 AM45 km28 miles25 nmSoutheast SE
GondarTue 4:24 AM140 km87 miles75 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mek'eleTue 4:24 AM158 km98 miles85 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DessieTue 4:24 AM162 km101 miles88 nmSoutheast SE
Bahir DarTue 4:24 AM163 km101 miles88 nmWest-southwest WSW
MendeferaTue 4:24 AM289 km179 miles156 nmNorth N
Debre BerhanTue 4:24 AM302 km187 miles163 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AsmaraTue 4:24 AM339 km211 miles183 nmNorth N
Addis AbabaTue 4:24 AM361 km224 miles195 nmSouth S
TeseneyTue 4:24 AM384 km239 miles207 nmNorthwest NW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools