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: 67%
Previous phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:31 PM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:26 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 16:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 35' North
Longitude: 43° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.35 meters/second, 1513.3 km/hour, 940.3 miles/hour or 817.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.67 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.8"940.05 miwest0° 00' 19.1"0.37 misouth940.07 mi
24 hours11° 39' 54.5"755.62 mieast0° 34' 01.5"39.01 misouth758.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MakkahTue 7:26 PM424 km263 miles229 nmWest-northwest WNW
JeddahTue 7:26 PM491 km305 miles265 nmWest-northwest WNW
RiyadhTue 7:26 PM543 km338 miles293 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SanaTue 7:26 PM580 km360 miles313 nmSouth S
MedinaTue 7:26 PM608 km378 miles329 nmNorthwest NW
Al HudaydahTue 7:26 PM646 km401 miles349 nmSouth S
Port SudanTue 7:26 PM695 km432 miles375 nmWest W
KerenTue 7:26 PM775 km481 miles418 nmSouthwest SW
AsmaraTue 7:26 PM775 km481 miles418 nmSouthwest SW
Ta'izzTue 7:26 PM775 km481 miles418 nmSouth S
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools