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: 56%

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 Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 02:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 21' South, Longitude: 50° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.31 meters/second, 1552.7 km/hour, 964.8 miles/hour or 838.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.08 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 misouth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 27' 34.4"964.55 miwest0° 08' 22.5"9.60 misouth964.27 mi
24 hours13° 17' 32.3"886.71 mieast2° 55' 00.6"200.58 misouth902.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToamasinaSun 5:06 AM326 km203 miles176 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AntsirananaSun 5:06 AM359 km223 miles194 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MahajangaSun 5:06 AM436 km271 miles235 nmWest W
AntananarivoSun 5:06 AM497 km309 miles268 nmSouthwest SW
AntsirabeSun 5:06 AM612 km380 miles330 nmSouthwest SW
MamoutzouSun 5:06 AM622 km386 miles336 nmWest-northwest WNW
MutsamuduSun 5:06 AM734 km456 miles396 nmWest-northwest WNW
FomboniSun 5:06 AM791 km492 miles427 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisSun 6:06 AM815 km507 miles440 nmSoutheast SE
MoroniSun 5:06 AM868 km539 miles469 nmWest-northwest WNW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools