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 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 09' North
Longitude: 3° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.56 meters/second, 1568.0 km/hour, 974.3 miles/hour or 846.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.24 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.4"974.18 miwest0° 07' 47.7"8.93 minorth973.94 mi
24 hours11° 30' 35.8"772.12 mieast2° 45' 50.4"190.06 minorth790.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NiameyThu 1:34 PM161 km100 miles87 nmWest-southwest WSW
SokotoThu 1:34 PM228 km142 miles123 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaradiThu 1:34 PM401 km249 miles217 nmEast E
ParakouThu 1:34 PM540 km336 miles292 nmSouth S
KaraThu 12:34 PM566 km352 miles306 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OuagadougouThu 12:34 PM575 km357 miles310 nmWest-southwest WSW
AgadezThu 1:34 PM578 km359 miles312 nmEast-northeast ENE
KadunaThu 1:34 PM591 km367 miles319 nmSoutheast SE
KanoThu 1:34 PM599 km372 miles323 nmEast-southeast ESE
ZinderThu 1:34 PM599 km373 miles324 nmEast E

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools