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: 33%

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 Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 20:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 50' North, Longitude: 57° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.39 meters/second, 1520.6 km/hour, 944.9 miles/hour or 821.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.75 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 minorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.8"944.57 miwest0° 02' 20.5"2.68 minorth944.46 mi
24 hours11° 38' 27.3"757.61 mieast0° 30' 13.5"34.65 minorth757.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Codrington (Barbuda)Sun 4:30 PM518 km322 miles280 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 4:30 PM550 km342 miles297 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pointe-à-PitreSun 4:30 PM585 km363 miles316 nmSouthwest SW
BradesSun 4:30 PM603 km375 miles325 nmWest-southwest WSW
GustaviaSun 4:30 PM604 km376 miles326 nmWest-southwest WSW
The ValleySun 4:30 PM614 km382 miles332 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 4:30 PM618 km384 miles334 nmSouthwest SW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sun 4:30 PM619 km385 miles334 nmWest-southwest WSW
MarigotSun 4:30 PM621 km386 miles335 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauSun 4:30 PM650 km404 miles351 nmSouthwest SW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools