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 Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 20:26:00 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: 99%

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 Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 20:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 41' North, Longitude: 43° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.15 meters/second, 1598.9 km/hour, 993.5 miles/hour or 863.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.56 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 31' 39.6"993.40 miwest0° 10' 19.5"11.83 misouth993.70 mi
24 hours11° 20' 56.9"776.07 mieast4° 19' 44.6"297.48 misouth834.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DegehaburSun 11:26 PM51 km32 miles27 nmSouth S
HargeisaSun 11:26 PM110 km69 miles60 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BoramaSun 11:26 PM146 km91 miles79 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Dire DawaSun 11:26 PM216 km134 miles117 nmWest-northwest WNW
Kebri DaharSun 11:26 PM227 km141 miles123 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BerberaSun 11:26 PM249 km155 miles134 nmNortheast NE
Ali SabiehSun 11:26 PM291 km181 miles157 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DikhilSun 11:26 PM300 km187 miles162 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DjiboutiSun 11:26 PM326 km202 miles176 nmNorth N
TadjouraSun 11:26 PM353 km219 miles190 nmNorth-northwest NNW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools