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: 8%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:53 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:28 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 11:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 52' North, Longitude: 35° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.63 meters/second, 1582.7 km/hour, 983.4 miles/hour or 854.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.39 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 31' 30.1"983.26 miwest0° 09' 02.1"10.35 minorth983.05 mi
24 hours11° 25' 36.3"773.56 mieast3° 17' 29.9"226.29 minorth801.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Bahir DarThu 2:44 PM235 km146 miles127 nmEast E
GondarThu 2:44 PM255 km158 miles138 nmEast-northeast ENE
KostiThu 2:44 PM315 km196 miles170 nmWest-northwest WNW
NekemteThu 2:44 PM339 km210 miles183 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TeseneyThu 2:44 PM390 km242 miles210 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LalibelaThu 2:44 PM413 km257 miles223 nmEast E
KassalaThu 2:44 PM416 km258 miles224 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalakalThu 2:44 PM470 km292 miles254 nmWest-southwest WSW
DessieThu 2:44 PM485 km302 miles262 nmEast E
Mek'eleThu 2:44 PM493 km306 miles266 nmEast-northeast ENE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools