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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:53 PM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 11, 2013 at 07:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 51' South
Longitude: 57° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.49 meters/second, 1614.6 km/hour, 1003.3 miles/hour or 871.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 37.4"1003.25 miwest0° 11' 47.5"13.50 minorth1003.39 mi
24 hours11° 37' 34.0"803.83 mieast4° 40' 32.5"321.28 minorth865.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaMon 11:50 AM361 km224 miles195 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MogadishuMon 10:50 AM1384 km860 miles747 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaMon 1:50 PM1798 km1117 miles971 nmEast-southeast ESE
MoroniMon 10:50 AM1875 km1165 miles1012 nmSouthwest SW
MaleMon 12:50 PM1937 km1204 miles1046 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port LouisMon 11:50 AM2027 km1259 miles1094 nmSouth S
Dar es SalaamMon 10:50 AM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdenMon 10:50 AM2107 km1309 miles1138 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-DenisMon 11:50 AM2113 km1313 miles1141 nmSouth S
DjiboutiMon 10:50 AM2148 km1334 miles1160 nmNorthwest NW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools