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: 28%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 5, 2013 at 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 20' South, Longitude: 49° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.43 meters/second, 1574.7 km/hour, 978.5 miles/hour or 850.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.31 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 28' 40.9"978.35 miwest0° 09' 36.9"11.01 minorth978.71 mi
24 hours12° 16' 14.5"829.22 mieast4° 05' 53.7"281.68 minorth881.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirananaFri 7:36 AM32 km20 miles17 nmWest-northwest WNW
MamoutzouFri 7:36 AM475 km295 miles257 nmWest W
MahajangaFri 7:36 AM515 km320 miles278 nmSouthwest SW
MutsamuduFri 7:36 AM564 km351 miles305 nmWest W
FomboniFri 7:36 AM635 km395 miles343 nmWest W
ToamasinaFri 7:36 AM643 km400 miles347 nmSouth S
MoroniFri 7:36 AM692 km430 miles374 nmWest W
AntananarivoFri 7:36 AM761 km473 miles411 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AntsirabeFri 7:36 AM876 km545 miles473 nmSouth-southwest SSW
VictoriaFri 8:36 AM1070 km665 miles578 nmNortheast NE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools