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 21:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 39' North, Longitude: 63° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.99 meters/second, 1616.4 km/hour, 1004.4 miles/hour or 872.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 02.6"1004.33 miwest0° 11' 24.9"13.07 misouth1004.49 mi
24 hours11° 15' 20.5"777.79 mieast4° 37' 15.1"317.51 misouth840.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaleWed 2:56 AM1167 km725 miles630 nmEast E
VictoriaWed 1:56 AM1171 km728 miles633 nmSouthwest SW
Diego GarciaWed 3:56 AM1512 km939 miles816 nmSoutheast SE
ThiruvananthapuramWed 3:26 AM1663 km1034 miles898 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiWed 3:26 AM1843 km1145 miles995 nmEast-northeast ENE
ColomboWed 3:26 AM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 3:26 AM1922 km1194 miles1038 nmEast-northeast ENE
BangaloreWed 3:26 AM1958 km1217 miles1057 nmNortheast NE
MogadishuWed 12:56 AM1979 km1229 miles1068 nmWest W
MumbaiWed 3:26 AM2092 km1300 miles1129 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools