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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 11:02:00 PM.

Jump to: -4 weeks | -1 day | -12 hours | -6 hours | -1 hour | -10 minutes | Now | +10 minutes | +1 hour | +6 hours | +12 hours | +1 day | +4 weeks

March equinox | June solstice | September equinox | December solstice

Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

View Day and Night Map

Find the Moon at Another Time in a Location

 / 
 / 
 : 
 : 

Start typing name of city

Advertising

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 95%

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 Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 24' North, Longitude: 9° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.44 meters/second, 1524.4 km/hour, 947.2 miles/hour or 823.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.79 miWest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 miSouth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.1"946.93 miWest0° 04' 03.9"4.66 miSouth947.14 mi
24 hours11° 37' 18.0"758.34 miEast2° 02' 31.9"140.46 miSouth775.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TidjikjaThu 11:02 PM240 km149 miles130 nmWest-southwest WSW
NouakchottThu 11:02 PM715 km445 miles386 nmWest W
TimbuktuThu 11:02 PM731 km454 miles394 nmEast-southeast ESE
RossoThu 11:02 PM756 km470 miles408 nmWest-southwest WSW
BamakoThu 11:02 PM762 km473 miles411 nmSouth S
TambacoundaThu 11:02 PM776 km482 miles419 nmSouthwest SW
NouadhibouThu 11:02 PM823 km511 miles444 nmWest-northwest WNW
DakhlaThu 11:02 PM832 km517 miles449 nmNorthwest NW
SmaraThu 11:02 PM847 km526 miles457 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ToubaThu 11:02 PM858 km533 miles463 nmSouthwest SW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools