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: 100%

Previous 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 26, 2013 at 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 32' South, Longitude: 27° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.60 meters/second, 1611.4 km/hour, 1001.3 miles/hour or 870.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 03.2"1001.13 miwest0° 11' 45.2"13.46 misouth1001.11 mi
24 hours12° 12' 14.3"842.55 mieast4° 37' 04.3"317.32 misouth897.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KinduTue 11:46 PM169 km105 miles91 nmWest-northwest WNW
BukavuTue 11:46 PM202 km126 miles109 nmNortheast NE
BujumburaTue 11:46 PM224 km139 miles121 nmEast E
NgoziTue 11:46 PM286 km177 miles154 nmEast-northeast ENE
ButareTue 11:46 PM287 km178 miles155 nmEast-northeast ENE
GitegaTue 11:46 PM288 km179 miles156 nmEast E
GomaTue 11:46 PM294 km182 miles158 nmNortheast NE
RutanaTue 11:46 PM298 km185 miles161 nmEast E
GitaramaTue 11:46 PM313 km194 miles169 nmEast-northeast ENE
RuyigiTue 11:46 PM324 km201 miles175 nmEast E

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools