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

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 21:46:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 100%

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 Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 32' South, Longitude: 27° 36' 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' 13.0"842.53 mieast4° 37' 04.9"317.33 misouth897.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BukavuTue 11:46 PM178 km110 miles96 nmNortheast NE
BujumburaTue 11:46 PM195 km121 miles105 nmEast E
KinduTue 11:46 PM196 km122 miles106 nmWest-northwest WNW
NgoziTue 11:46 PM256 km159 miles138 nmEast-northeast ENE
GitegaTue 11:46 PM258 km161 miles140 nmEast E
ButareTue 11:46 PM259 km161 miles140 nmEast-northeast ENE
RutanaTue 11:46 PM268 km167 miles145 nmEast E
GomaTue 11:46 PM273 km169 miles147 nmNortheast NE
GitaramaTue 11:46 PM287 km179 miles155 nmNortheast NE
RuyigiTue 11:46 PM294 km182 miles159 nmEast E

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools