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: 99%

Previous phaseFull MoonThursday, April 25, 2013 at 7:59 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:16 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 26, 2013 at 19:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 32' South, Longitude: 73° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.88 meters/second, 1529.6 km/hour, 950.4 miles/hour or 825.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.84 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 misouth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 24' 14.9"950.14 miwest0° 06' 27.0"7.40 misouth949.88 mi
24 hours14° 31' 10.6"957.75 mieast1° 59' 23.8"136.86 misouth962.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 1:58 AM1135 km705 miles613 nmNorth N
Port LouisFri 11:58 PM1720 km1069 miles929 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisFri 11:58 PM1942 km1207 miles1049 nmWest-southwest WSW
Amsterdam IslandSat 12:58 AM2280 km1416 miles1231 nmSouth S
MaleSat 12:58 AM2401 km1492 miles1296 nmNorth N
VictoriaFri 11:58 PM2439 km1515 miles1317 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoFri 10:58 PM2760 km1715 miles1490 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 1:28 AM2789 km1733 miles1506 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniFri 10:58 PM3327 km2067 miles1796 nmWest W
BengaluruSat 1:28 AM3401 km2114 miles1837 nmNorth N
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools