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 7:51 PM
This phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:27 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, March 27, 2013 at 9:28 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 02' North, Longitude: 10° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.89 meters/second, 1518.8 km/hour, 943.8 miles/hour or 820.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.73 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 misouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.4"943.52 miwest0° 01' 53.1"2.16 misouth943.62 mi
24 hours11° 33' 23.3"751.20 mieast1° 10' 35.2"80.93 misouth758.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AgadezTue 6:26 PM401 km249 miles217 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ZinderTue 6:26 PM698 km434 miles377 nmSouth S
MaradiTue 6:26 PM788 km489 miles425 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoTue 6:26 PM903 km561 miles488 nmSouth S
NdjamenaTue 6:26 PM1029 km639 miles555 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NiameyTue 6:26 PM1109 km689 miles599 nmSouthwest SW
AbujaTue 6:26 PM1239 km770 miles669 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TripoliTue 6:26 PM1459 km907 miles788 nmNorth-northeast NNE
OuagadougouTue 5:26 PM1497 km930 miles808 nmWest-southwest WSW
LagosTue 6:26 PM1667 km1036 miles900 nmSouth-southwest SSW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools