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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Monday, March 18, 2013 at 5:36:00 PM.

Jump to: -4 weeks | -1 day | -12 hours | -6 hours | -1 hour | -10 minutes | Now | +10 minutes | +1 hour | +6 hours | +12 hours | +1 day | +4 weeks

March equinox | June solstice | September equinox | December solstice

Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

View Day and Night Map

Find the Moon at Another Time in a Location

 / 
 / 
 : 
 : 

Start typing name of city

Advertising

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 41%

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 Monday, March 18, 2013 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 19' North, Longitude: 3° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.07 meters/second, 1515.8 km/hour, 941.9 miles/hour or 818.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.70 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miNorth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 53.9"941.60 miWest0° 00' 21.1"0.41 miNorth941.58 mi
24 hours11° 37' 25.6"754.13 miEast0° 17' 31.1"20.09 miSouth755.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TimbuktuMon 5:36 PM400 km249 miles216 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuahigouyaMon 5:36 PM760 km472 miles410 nmSouth S
DoriMon 5:36 PM801 km497 miles432 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KoutialaMon 5:36 PM897 km557 miles484 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KoudougouMon 5:36 PM905 km563 miles489 nmSouth S
OuagadougouMon 5:36 PM911 km566 miles492 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TindoufMon 6:36 PM928 km576 miles501 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BamakoMon 5:36 PM963 km598 miles520 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NiameyMon 6:36 PM978 km608 miles528 nmSoutheast SE
In SalahMon 6:36 PM991 km616 miles535 nmNortheast NE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools