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: 85%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:32 PM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:28 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 22:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 04' North, Longitude: 13° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.92 meters/second, 1536.9 km/hour, 955.0 miles/hour or 829.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.92 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 misouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.9"954.72 miwest0° 05' 18.5"6.09 misouth954.98 mi
24 hours11° 31' 27.9"757.95 mieast2° 30' 53.5"172.94 misouth782.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouakchottThu 10:02 PM216 km134 miles116 nmWest W
RossoThu 10:02 PM263 km163 miles142 nmSouthwest SW
TidjikjaThu 10:02 PM271 km168 miles146 nmEast-northeast ENE
Saint-LouisThu 10:02 PM355 km220 miles191 nmSouthwest SW
ToubaThu 10:02 PM411 km255 miles222 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NouadhibouThu 10:02 PM454 km282 miles245 nmNorthwest NW
TambacoundaThu 10:02 PM477 km296 miles258 nmSouth S
ThièsThu 10:02 PM483 km300 miles261 nmSouthwest SW
FarafenniThu 10:02 PM529 km328 miles285 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DakarThu 10:02 PM530 km329 miles286 nmSouthwest SW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools