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: 99%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:26 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:53 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 21:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 34' South, Longitude: 44° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.96 meters/second, 1616.2 km/hour, 1004.3 miles/hour or 872.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 05.5"1004.19 miwest0° 11' 43.4"13.42 misouth1004.26 mi
24 hours11° 42' 01.2"809.28 mieast4° 40' 21.7"321.06 misouth869.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KismayoWed 12:56 AM202 km126 miles109 nmWest W
MogadishuWed 12:56 AM308 km191 miles166 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GarissaWed 12:56 AM524 km326 miles283 nmWest W
MombasaWed 12:56 AM648 km403 miles350 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiWed 12:56 AM842 km523 miles455 nmWest W
Zanzibar CityWed 12:56 AM844 km524 miles456 nmSouthwest SW
GalkayoWed 12:56 AM880 km547 miles475 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dar es SalaamWed 12:56 AM892 km554 miles481 nmSouthwest SW
NakuruWed 12:56 AM922 km573 miles498 nmWest W
DodomaWed 12:56 AM1140 km708 miles615 nmWest-southwest WSW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools