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

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 11:34:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 37%

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 Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 11:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 22' North, Longitude: 80° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.14 meters/second, 1552.1 km/hour, 964.4 miles/hour or 838.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.07 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 minorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 31' 38.2"964.20 miwest0° 06' 36.0"7.57 minorth963.95 mi
24 hours11° 24' 03.0"756.75 mieast2° 15' 34.3"155.39 minorth768.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GunturSat 5:04 PM33 km20 miles18 nmEast-southeast ESE
VijayawadaSat 5:04 PM52 km33 miles28 nmEast-northeast ENE
KhammamSat 5:04 PM98 km61 miles53 nmNorth N
EluruSat 5:04 PM113 km70 miles61 nmEast-northeast ENE
NalgondaSat 5:04 PM121 km75 miles65 nmNorthwest NW
SrisailamSat 5:04 PM141 km88 miles76 nmWest-southwest WSW
TadepalligudemSat 5:04 PM155 km96 miles84 nmEast-northeast ENE
BhadrachalamSat 5:04 PM164 km102 miles88 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RajahmundrySat 5:04 PM187 km116 miles101 nmEast-northeast ENE
WarangalSat 5:04 PM188 km117 miles101 nmNorth-northwest NNW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools