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: 56%

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 Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 50' North, Longitude: 43° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.54 meters/second, 1614.7 km/hour, 1003.4 miles/hour or 871.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 10.8"1003.25 miwest0° 11' 21.3"13.00 misouth1003.44 mi
24 hours11° 15' 34.0"777.09 mieast4° 39' 13.3"319.75 misouth841.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MogadishuThu 5:34 AM259 km161 miles140 nmSoutheast SE
KismayoThu 5:34 AM485 km301 miles262 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GalkayoThu 5:34 AM515 km320 miles278 nmNortheast NE
HargeisaThu 5:34 AM635 km394 miles343 nmNorth N
GarissaThu 5:34 AM664 km413 miles359 nmSouthwest SW
Dire DawaThu 5:34 AM674 km419 miles364 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AwasaThu 5:34 AM691 km429 miles373 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamaThu 5:34 AM725 km450 miles391 nmNorthwest NW
Addis AbabaThu 5:34 AM803 km499 miles433 nmNorthwest NW
Ali SabiehThu 5:34 AM820 km509 miles443 nmNorth N
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools