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 04:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 57' South, Longitude: 11° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.08 meters/second, 1508.7 km/hour, 937.5 miles/hour or 814.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.62 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 minorth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 24' 43.0"937.18 miwest0° 02' 17.1"2.62 minorth937.29 mi
24 hours13° 55' 37.8"905.67 mieast1° 29' 59.3"103.16 minorth915.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Swakopmund *Tue 6:26 AM414 km257 miles223 nmSoutheast SE
Walvis Bay *Tue 6:26 AM435 km270 miles235 nmSoutheast SE
LubangoTue 5:26 AM584 km363 miles315 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Tue 6:26 AM621 km386 miles335 nmEast-southeast ESE
MenongueTue 5:26 AM856 km532 miles462 nmNortheast NE
Rundu *Tue 6:26 AM867 km539 miles468 nmEast-northeast ENE
HuamboTue 5:26 AM897 km557 miles484 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaTue 5:26 AM1239 km770 miles669 nmNorth N
GaboroneTue 6:26 AM1542 km958 miles833 nmEast-southeast ESE
Cape TownTue 6:26 AM1681 km1045 miles908 nmSouth-southeast SSE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools