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: 72%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, March 27, 2013 at 9:28 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 1, 2013 at 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 11' South, Longitude: 4° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.24 meters/second, 1505.7 km/hour, 935.6 miles/hour or 813.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.59 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 24' 17.8"935.34 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth935.30 mi
24 hours14° 13' 25.7"923.59 mieast0° 14' 55.0"17.11 minorth924.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 4:36 AM481 km299 miles260 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Windhoek *Mon 6:36 AM2286 km1420 miles1234 nmEast E
LuandaMon 5:36 AM2312 km1437 miles1248 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméMon 4:36 AM2596 km1613 miles1402 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownMon 6:36 AM2751 km1710 miles1486 nmSoutheast SE
LibrevilleMon 5:36 AM2757 km1713 miles1489 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaMon 5:36 AM2799 km1739 miles1512 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleMon 5:36 AM2801 km1741 miles1513 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanMon 4:36 AM2823 km1754 miles1524 nmNorth N
AccraMon 4:36 AM2891 km1796 miles1561 nmNorth N
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools