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: 67%

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 Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 01:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 33' South, Longitude: 43° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.00 meters/second, 1580.4 km/hour, 982.0 miles/hour or 853.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.37 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 29' 13.0"981.80 miwest0° 10' 06.4"11.58 misouth981.58 mi
24 hours12° 36' 57.7"855.03 mieast3° 44' 23.2"257.09 misouth886.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MoroniSat 4:40 AM54 km34 miles29 nmWest-southwest WSW
FomboniSat 4:40 AM81 km50 miles44 nmSouth S
MutsamuduSat 4:40 AM99 km62 miles53 nmSoutheast SE
MamoutzouSat 4:40 AM212 km132 miles115 nmSoutheast SE
MahajangaSat 4:40 AM539 km335 miles291 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntsirananaSat 4:40 AM610 km379 miles330 nmEast E
NampulaSat 3:40 AM625 km388 miles337 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamSat 4:40 AM716 km445 miles387 nmNorthwest NW
Zanzibar CitySat 4:40 AM778 km483 miles420 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoSat 4:40 AM910 km566 miles492 nmSouth-southeast SSE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools