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: 48%
Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 22' North
Longitude: 11° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.32 meters/second, 1581.5 km/hour, 982.7 miles/hour or 854.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.38 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.5"982.62 miwest0° 08' 50.9"10.14 minorth982.39 mi
24 hours11° 03' 25.7"747.22 mieast3° 14' 00.8"222.32 minorth774.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TambacoundaFri 6:26 PM281 km174 miles152 nmNorthwest NW
GabúFri 6:26 PM295 km183 miles159 nmWest W
KindiaFri 6:26 PM295 km183 miles159 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BokéFri 6:26 PM341 km212 miles184 nmWest-southwest WSW
BafatáFri 6:26 PM342 km213 miles185 nmWest W
BamakoFri 6:26 PM384 km239 miles207 nmEast E
MakeniFri 6:26 PM388 km241 miles210 nmSouth S
ConakryFri 6:26 PM396 km246 miles214 nmSouthwest SW
KoiduFri 6:26 PM415 km258 miles224 nmSouth S
BissauFri 6:26 PM446 km277 miles241 nmWest W
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools