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: 5%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:38 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 8, 2013 at 05:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 55' North, Longitude: 76° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.14 meters/second, 1616.9 km/hour, 1004.7 miles/hour or 873.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 31.9"1004.62 miwest0° 11' 22.9"13.03 minorth1004.67 mi
24 hours11° 19' 55.9"783.76 mieast4° 27' 44.1"306.60 minorth840.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Addu CityMon 10:14 AM388 km241 miles210 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleMon 10:14 AM472 km293 miles255 nmNorthwest NW
KulhudhuffushiMon 10:14 AM723 km449 miles390 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboMon 10:44 AM777 km483 miles419 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 10:44 AM777 km483 miles419 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramMon 10:44 AM843 km524 miles455 nmNorth N
KandyMon 10:44 AM858 km533 miles463 nmNortheast NE
KalmunaiMon 10:44 AM950 km590 miles513 nmNortheast NE
Diego GarciaMon 11:14 AM1006 km625 miles543 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaduraiMon 10:44 AM1017 km632 miles549 nmNorth-northeast NNE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools