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 QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 22:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 25' North, Longitude: 18° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.70 meters/second, 1514.5 km/hour, 941.1 miles/hour or 817.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.68 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 misouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.6"940.78 miwest0° 02' 28.8"2.84 misouth940.91 mi
24 hours11° 39' 51.1"756.26 mieast1° 25' 37.3"98.16 misouth765.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BardaïThu 11:22 PM219 km136 miles118 nmWest-northwest WNW
Faya-LargeauThu 11:22 PM277 km172 miles150 nmSouth S
FadaThu 11:22 PM457 km284 miles247 nmSoutheast SE
KufraThu 11:22 PM617 km383 miles333 nmNortheast NE
AbéchéThu 11:22 PM758 km471 miles409 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoussoroThu 11:22 PM792 km492 miles428 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MongoThu 11:22 PM911 km566 miles492 nmSouth S
NdjamenaThu 11:22 PM1007 km626 miles544 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al-FashirFri 1:22 AM1019 km633 miles550 nmSoutheast SE
KanoThu 11:22 PM1448 km899 miles782 nmSouthwest SW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools