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: 75%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:39 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 21, 2013 at 16:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 46' North, Longitude: 45° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.74 meters/second, 1521.9 km/hour, 945.6 miles/hour or 821.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.76 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.07 minorth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 31' 16.3"945.33 miwest0° 03' 22.5"3.87 minorth945.17 mi
24 hours11° 34' 18.8"753.42 mieast0° 55' 36.5"63.75 minorth753.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Khamis MushaitMon 7:50 PM322 km200 miles174 nmWest-southwest WSW
SanaMon 7:50 PM504 km313 miles272 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RiyadhMon 7:50 PM558 km347 miles301 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al HudaydahMon 7:50 PM608 km378 miles328 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MakkahMon 7:50 PM609 km379 miles329 nmWest-northwest WNW
JeddahMon 7:50 PM676 km420 miles365 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ta'izzMon 7:50 PM700 km435 miles378 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al MukallaMon 7:50 PM702 km436 miles379 nmSoutheast SE
BuraidahMon 7:50 PM744 km462 miles402 nmNorth N
HofufMon 7:50 PM758 km471 miles409 nmNortheast NE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools