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: 43%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:21 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 05:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 36' South, Longitude: 13° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.00 meters/second, 1522.8 km/hour, 946.2 miles/hour or 822.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.77 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 misouth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 25' 41.1"945.92 miwest0° 05' 36.5"6.43 misouth945.68 mi
24 hours13° 59' 30.2"917.32 mieast1° 40' 40.5"115.42 misouth919.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoMon 6:34 AM408 km254 miles220 nmNorth N
Swakopmund *Mon 7:34 AM461 km286 miles249 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Walvis Bay *Mon 7:34 AM490 km305 miles265 nmSouth S
Windhoek *Mon 7:34 AM569 km354 miles307 nmSoutheast SE
MenongueMon 6:34 AM616 km383 miles332 nmNortheast NE
Rundu *Mon 7:34 AM654 km406 miles353 nmEast E
HuamboMon 6:34 AM683 km425 miles369 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GhanziMon 7:34 AM906 km563 miles489 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuenaMon 6:34 AM1013 km629 miles547 nmNortheast NE
LuandaMon 6:34 AM1082 km672 miles584 nmNorth N

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools