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: 60%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:28 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, March 27, 2013 at 9:29 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 17:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 52' North, Longitude: 24° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.02 meters/second, 1530.1 km/hour, 950.8 miles/hour or 826.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.85 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 misouth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.7"950.48 miwest0° 04' 03.1"4.65 misouth950.68 mi
24 hours11° 27' 28.2"750.09 mieast2° 01' 06.7"138.82 misouth767.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FadaWed 6:16 PM340 km211 miles184 nmWest-southwest WSW
Faya-LargeauWed 6:16 PM556 km345 miles300 nmWest W
Al-FashirWed 8:16 PM592 km368 miles320 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KufraWed 6:16 PM599 km372 miles323 nmNorth N
AbéchéWed 6:16 PM667 km415 miles360 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al-UbayyidWed 8:16 PM895 km556 miles483 nmSoutheast SE
KhartoumWed 8:16 PM950 km590 miles513 nmEast-southeast ESE
MongoWed 6:16 PM951 km591 miles513 nmSouthwest SW
Kharga OasisWed 7:16 PM974 km605 miles526 nmNortheast NE
MoussoroWed 6:16 PM1012 km629 miles547 nmSouthwest SW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools