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 = Friday, January 4, 2013 at 12:58:00 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: 62%

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 Friday, January 4, 2013 at 00:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 49' South, Longitude: 59° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.16 meters/second, 1613.4 km/hour, 1002.5 miles/hour or 871.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.71 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.0"1002.37 miWest0° 11' 35.9"13.28 miSouth1002.35 mi
24 hours11° 40' 37.4"805.93 miEast4° 34' 03.5"313.87 miSouth862.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaFri 4:58 AM502 km312 miles271 nmWest W
Diego GarciaFri 6:58 AM1437 km893 miles776 nmEast-southeast ESE
MogadishuFri 3:58 AM1745 km1084 miles942 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleFri 5:58 AM1752 km1089 miles946 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port LouisFri 4:58 AM1828 km1136 miles987 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisFri 4:58 AM1949 km1211 miles1052 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoroniFri 3:58 AM2031 km1262 miles1097 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoFri 3:58 AM2146 km1333 miles1159 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamFri 3:58 AM2309 km1435 miles1247 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramFri 6:28 AM2331 km1449 miles1259 nmNortheast NE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools