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: 91%

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 Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 01:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 28' North, Longitude: 62° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.56 meters/second, 1514.0 km/hour, 940.8 miles/hour or 817.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.68 miwest0° 00' 02.0"0.04 misouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 40.8"940.52 miwest0° 02' 03.2"2.35 misouth940.62 mi
24 hours11° 42' 21.3"758.78 mieast1° 15' 39.3"86.74 misouth766.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
The ValleyWed 9:52 PM258 km160 miles139 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MarigotWed 9:52 PM275 km171 miles148 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GustaviaWed 9:52 PM288 km179 miles156 nmSouth S
Codrington (Barbuda)Wed 9:52 PM320 km199 miles173 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Road TownWed 9:52 PM322 km200 miles174 nmSouthwest SW
Charlotte AmalieWed 9:52 PM352 km219 miles190 nmSouthwest SW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Wed 9:52 PM352 km219 miles190 nmSouth S
Saint John's (Antigua)Wed 9:52 PM376 km234 miles203 nmSouth S
ChristianstedWed 9:52 PM385 km239 miles208 nmSouthwest SW
BradesWed 9:52 PM411 km255 miles222 nmSouth S
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools