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: 86%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 22:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 08' South, Longitude: 62° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.92 meters/second, 1616.1 km/hour, 1004.2 miles/hour or 872.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 34.1"1004.09 miwest0° 11' 36.5"13.29 misouth1004.11 mi
24 hours11° 31' 40.7"796.85 mieast4° 35' 28.3"315.47 misouth855.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaThu 2:46 AM834 km518 miles450 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaThu 4:46 AM1237 km769 miles668 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaleThu 3:46 AM1406 km874 miles759 nmEast-northeast ENE
MogadishuThu 1:46 AM1969 km1224 miles1063 nmWest-northwest WNW
ThiruvananthapuramThu 4:16 AM1985 km1234 miles1072 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisThu 2:46 AM2069 km1285 miles1117 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ColomboThu 4:16 AM2170 km1348 miles1172 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 4:16 AM2174 km1351 miles1174 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiThu 4:16 AM2181 km1355 miles1178 nmNortheast NE
Saint-DenisThu 2:46 AM2212 km1374 miles1194 nmSouth-southwest SSW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools