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: 1%
Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:36 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 39' North
Longitude: 59° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.54 meters/second, 1571.5 km/hour, 976.5 miles/hour or 848.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.28 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 31' 25.3"976.38 miwest0° 08' 04.2"9.25 minorth976.14 mi
24 hours11° 29' 24.8"772.49 mieast2° 52' 59.4"198.24 minorth792.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HadibuThu 11:44 AM564 km351 miles305 nmWest W
SalalahThu 12:44 PM656 km408 miles354 nmNorthwest NW
MuscatThu 12:44 PM1104 km686 miles596 nmNorth N
Abu DhabiThu 12:44 PM1296 km805 miles700 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DubaiThu 12:44 PM1348 km838 miles728 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KarachiThu 1:44 PM1492 km927 miles806 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DohaThu 11:44 AM1514 km941 miles818 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdenThu 11:44 AM1533 km953 miles828 nmWest W
MumbaiThu 2:14 PM1577 km980 miles852 nmEast-northeast ENE
SanaThu 11:44 AM1618 km1005 miles874 nmWest W
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools