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 phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 28, 2012 at 22:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 60' North, Longitude: 30° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.61 meters/second, 1528.6 km/hour, 949.8 miles/hour or 825.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.83 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.4"949.62 miwest0° 04' 43.3"5.42 misouth949.86 mi
24 hours11° 29' 57.3"752.29 mieast2° 17' 16.5"157.36 misouth773.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KhartoumSat 1:22 AM445 km276 miles240 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Al-UbayyidSat 1:22 AM643 km399 miles347 nmSouth S
KostiSat 1:22 AM693 km431 miles374 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port SudanSat 1:22 AM732 km455 miles395 nmEast E
KassalaSat 1:22 AM760 km472 miles410 nmEast-southeast ESE
Al-FashirSat 1:22 AM794 km493 miles428 nmSouthwest SW
TeseneySat 1:22 AM803 km499 miles434 nmEast-southeast ESE
KerenSat 1:22 AM938 km583 miles507 nmEast-southeast ESE
FadaFri 11:22 PM942 km585 miles509 nmWest W
JeddahSat 1:22 AM969 km602 miles523 nmEast-northeast ENE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools