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: 62%

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 Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 01' South, Longitude: 38° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.88 meters/second, 1508.0 km/hour, 937.0 miles/hour or 814.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.62 miwest0° 00' 02.0"0.04 minorth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 24' 39.4"936.73 miwest0° 02' 02.4"2.34 minorth936.83 mi
24 hours13° 57' 33.0"907.38 mieast1° 24' 22.5"96.73 minorth916.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BeiraTue 4:34 AM406 km252 miles219 nmWest W
NampulaTue 4:34 AM545 km338 miles294 nmNorth N
BlantyreTue 4:34 AM610 km379 miles330 nmNorthwest NW
ToliaraTue 5:34 AM632 km393 miles341 nmSoutheast SE
MutareTue 4:34 AM646 km401 miles349 nmWest W
MasvingoTue 4:34 AM824 km512 miles445 nmWest W
HarareTue 4:34 AM842 km523 miles455 nmWest-northwest WNW
LilongweTue 4:34 AM849 km527 miles458 nmNorthwest NW
AntsirabeTue 5:34 AM871 km541 miles470 nmEast E
MaputoTue 4:34 AM911 km566 miles492 nmSouthwest SW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools