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: 62%

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, January 4, 2013 at 01:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 57' South, Longitude: 49° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.07 meters/second, 1613.1 km/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 871.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.1"1002.18 miwest0° 11' 35.6"13.28 misouth1002.15 mi
24 hours11° 41' 31.8"806.85 mieast4° 33' 44.0"313.50 misouth862.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaFri 5:38 AM615 km382 miles332 nmEast E
MogadishuFri 4:38 AM837 km520 miles452 nmNorthwest NW
KismayoFri 4:38 AM914 km568 miles494 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniFri 4:38 AM1131 km703 miles611 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamFri 4:38 AM1224 km760 miles661 nmWest-southwest WSW
NairobiFri 4:38 AM1490 km926 miles804 nmWest W
DodomaFri 4:38 AM1595 km991 miles861 nmWest W
AntananarivoFri 4:38 AM1678 km1042 miles906 nmSouth S
DjiboutiFri 4:38 AM1875 km1165 miles1013 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Addis AbabaFri 4:38 AM1897 km1179 miles1024 nmNorthwest NW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools