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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 3:36:00 AM.

Jump to: -4 weeks | -1 day | -12 hours | -6 hours | -1 hour | -10 minutes | Now | +10 minutes | +1 hour | +6 hours | +12 hours | +1 day | +4 weeks

March equinox | June solstice | September equinox | December solstice

Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

View Day and Night Map

Find the Moon at Another Time in a Location

 / 
 / 
 : 
 : 

Start typing name of city

Advertising

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 80%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 52' North, Longitude: 0° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.10 meters/second, 1613.2 km/hour, 1002.4 miles/hour or 871.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.71 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miSouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 32' 31.8"1002.28 miWest0° 11' 03.9"12.67 miSouth1002.49 mi
24 hours11° 02' 43.9"761.29 miEast4° 32' 08.8"311.65 miSouth824.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AccraWed 3:36 AM92 km57 miles50 nmNortheast NE
KumasiWed 3:36 AM228 km142 miles123 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeWed 3:36 AM253 km157 miles136 nmNortheast NE
AtakpaméWed 3:36 AM356 km221 miles192 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanWed 3:36 AM374 km233 miles202 nmWest W
CotonouWed 4:36 AM383 km238 miles207 nmEast-northeast ENE
BohiconWed 4:36 AM397 km247 miles214 nmNortheast NE
Porto NovoWed 4:36 AM407 km253 miles220 nmEast-northeast ENE
LagosWed 4:36 AM479 km298 miles259 nmEast-northeast ENE
SavéWed 4:36 AM495 km308 miles268 nmNortheast NE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools