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: 30%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:21 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 15, 2013 at 17:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 11' North, Longitude: 20° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.71 meters/second, 1568.5 km/hour, 974.6 miles/hour or 846.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.24 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 31' 48.4"974.44 miwest0° 07' 58.1"9.13 minorth974.20 mi
24 hours11° 19' 10.5"759.18 mieast2° 50' 12.5"195.05 minorth778.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaFri 4:44 PM309 km192 miles167 nmWest-northwest WNW
Santa MariaFri 4:44 PM353 km220 miles191 nmNorthwest NW
DakarFri 5:44 PM362 km225 miles195 nmEast E
ThièsFri 5:44 PM418 km259 miles225 nmEast E
SerekundaFri 5:44 PM448 km278 miles242 nmEast E
BanjulFri 5:44 PM459 km285 miles248 nmEast E
Saint-LouisFri 5:44 PM500 km310 miles270 nmEast-northeast ENE
ZiguinchorFri 5:44 PM517 km321 miles279 nmEast-southeast ESE
ToubaFri 5:44 PM530 km330 miles286 nmEast E
MindeloFri 4:44 PM544 km338 miles294 nmNorthwest NW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools