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: 50%

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 Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 16:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 04' North, Longitude: 27° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.80 meters/second, 1518.5 km/hour, 943.5 miles/hour or 819.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.73 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 misouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.0"943.23 miwest0° 01' 46.6"2.04 misouth943.33 mi
24 hours11° 33' 38.9"751.26 mieast1° 07' 59.8"77.95 misouth757.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KufraTue 5:16 PM611 km380 miles330 nmNorthwest NW
FadaTue 5:16 PM676 km420 miles365 nmWest-southwest WSW
Al-FashirTue 7:16 PM740 km460 miles400 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KhartoumTue 7:16 PM749 km465 miles404 nmSoutheast SE
Al-UbayyidTue 7:16 PM826 km513 miles446 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Faya-LargeauTue 5:16 PM888 km552 miles479 nmWest-southwest WSW
KostiTue 7:16 PM959 km596 miles518 nmSoutheast SE
AbéchéTue 5:16 PM969 km602 miles523 nmSouthwest SW
Al JizahTue 6:16 PM1172 km728 miles633 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairoTue 6:16 PM1176 km731 miles635 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools