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: 3%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 08:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 29' South, Longitude: 26° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.56 meters/second, 1499.6 km/hour, 931.8 miles/hour or 809.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.53 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.53 mi
1 hour14° 22' 27.9"931.53 miwest0° 02' 47.7"3.21 minorth931.68 mi
24 hours14° 50' 50.2"962.15 mieast1° 47' 37.0"123.38 minorth975.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FrancistownThu 10:52 AM118 km73 miles64 nmSoutheast SE
TonotaThu 10:52 AM135 km84 miles73 nmSoutheast SE
BulawayoThu 10:52 AM205 km127 miles111 nmEast E
SeroweThu 10:52 AM211 km131 miles114 nmSouth S
MaunThu 10:52 AM342 km212 miles185 nmWest W
GweruThu 10:52 AM350 km217 miles189 nmEast-northeast ENE
MasvingoThu 10:52 AM439 km273 miles237 nmEast E
MolepololeThu 10:52 AM450 km280 miles243 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GaboroneThu 10:52 AM469 km291 miles253 nmSouth S
PolokwaneThu 10:52 AM476 km296 miles257 nmSoutheast SE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools