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 11:46 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 21, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 49' North, Longitude: 33° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.61 meters/second, 1521.4 km/hour, 945.4 miles/hour or 821.5 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' 03.2"0.06 minorth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 31' 15.2"945.04 miwest0° 03' 18.2"3.79 minorth944.89 mi
24 hours11° 34' 38.0"753.55 mieast0° 53' 47.3"61.67 minorth753.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port SudanMon 8:40 PM384 km239 miles207 nmEast E
KhartoumMon 8:40 PM478 km297 miles258 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AswanMon 7:40 PM479 km298 miles259 nmNorth N
KassalaMon 8:40 PM569 km354 miles307 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JeddahMon 8:40 PM614 km381 miles331 nmEast-northeast ENE
TeseneyMon 8:40 PM616 km383 miles332 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuxorMon 7:40 PM658 km409 miles355 nmNorth N
MakkahMon 8:40 PM677 km420 miles365 nmEast-northeast ENE
KerenMon 8:40 PM685 km425 miles370 nmSoutheast SE
Kharga OasisMon 7:40 PM695 km432 miles375 nmNorth-northwest NNW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools