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: 38%
Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:20 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:31 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 14:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 41' North
Longitude: 37° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.41 meters/second, 1549.5 km/hour, 962.8 miles/hour or 836.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.05 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 minorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 31' 36.2"962.63 miwest0° 06' 21.7"7.29 minorth962.39 mi
24 hours11° 24' 56.4"756.53 mieast2° 09' 35.5"148.55 minorth766.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KerenSat 5:30 PM162 km101 miles87 nmSoutheast SE
KassalaSat 5:30 PM165 km103 miles89 nmSouthwest SW
TeseneySat 5:30 PM187 km116 miles101 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AsmaraSat 5:30 PM233 km145 miles126 nmSoutheast SE
Port SudanSat 5:30 PM324 km201 miles175 nmNorth N
Mek'eleSat 5:30 PM425 km264 miles230 nmSoutheast SE
KhartoumSat 5:30 PM520 km323 miles281 nmWest-southwest WSW
JeddahSat 5:30 PM569 km354 miles307 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MakkahSat 5:30 PM590 km366 miles318 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Khamis MushaitSat 5:30 PM608 km378 miles328 nmEast-northeast ENE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools