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: 72%
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 Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 01:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 38' North
Longitude: 33° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.52 meters/second, 1618.3 km/hour, 1005.5 miles/hour or 873.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.76 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 11.4"1005.51 miwest0° 11' 32.4"13.22 misouth1005.61 mi
24 hours11° 16' 02.3"779.37 mieast4° 38' 33.0"319.00 misouth841.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MbaleThu 4:58 AM61 km38 miles33 nmNortheast NE
KisumuThu 4:58 AM130 km81 miles70 nmSoutheast SE
KampalaThu 4:58 AM145 km90 miles78 nmWest-southwest WSW
EntebbeThu 4:58 AM166 km103 miles90 nmWest-southwest WSW
LiraThu 4:58 AM207 km128 miles112 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NakuruThu 4:58 AM269 km167 miles145 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuluThu 4:58 AM293 km182 miles158 nmNorthwest NW
MwanzaThu 4:58 AM364 km226 miles197 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MbararaThu 4:58 AM380 km236 miles205 nmWest-southwest WSW
NairobiThu 4:58 AM393 km244 miles212 nmEast-southeast ESE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools