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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

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 Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 05:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 24' North, Longitude: 85° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.33 meters/second, 1610.4 km/hour, 1000.6 miles/hour or 869.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.68 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.7"1000.55 miwest0° 10' 48.9"12.39 minorth1000.47 mi
24 hours11° 17' 51.4"778.01 mieast4° 08' 26.5"284.55 minorth825.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KalmunaiTue 10:54 AM430 km267 miles232 nmWest-northwest WNW
KandyTue 10:54 AM542 km337 miles292 nmWest-northwest WNW
TrincomaleeTue 10:54 AM557 km346 miles301 nmNorthwest NW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 10:54 AM602 km374 miles325 nmWest-northwest WNW
ColomboTue 10:54 AM609 km378 miles329 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaduraiTue 10:54 AM923 km573 miles498 nmWest-northwest WNW
ThiruvananthapuramTue 10:54 AM969 km602 miles523 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChennaiTue 10:54 AM1004 km624 miles542 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BangaloreTue 10:54 AM1181 km734 miles638 nmNorthwest NW
MaleTue 10:24 AM1299 km807 miles701 nmWest W
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools