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: 92%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:39 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:57 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 41' North, Longitude: 65° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.98 meters/second, 1616.3 km/hour, 1004.3 miles/hour or 872.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 02.6"1004.24 miwest0° 11' 24.7"13.07 misouth1004.40 mi
24 hours11° 15' 16.1"777.63 mieast4° 37' 13.0"317.45 misouth840.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaleWed 2:46 AM901 km560 miles487 nmEast E
Addu CityWed 2:46 AM923 km574 miles499 nmEast-southeast ESE
KulhudhuffushiWed 2:46 AM943 km586 miles509 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaWed 3:46 AM1345 km836 miles726 nmSoutheast SE
VictoriaWed 1:46 AM1382 km859 miles746 nmSouthwest SW
ThiruvananthapuramWed 3:16 AM1418 km881 miles766 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiWed 3:16 AM1605 km997 miles867 nmEast-northeast ENE
ColomboWed 3:16 AM1657 km1029 miles895 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 3:16 AM1661 km1032 miles897 nmEast-northeast ENE
BangaloreWed 3:16 AM1746 km1085 miles943 nmNortheast NE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools