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: 64%
Previous phaseFull MoonThursday, April 25, 2013 at 7:58 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:15 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 26' South
Longitude: 4° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.33 meters/second, 1542.0 km/hour, 958.1 miles/hour or 832.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.97 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 26' 15.6"958.01 miwest0° 07' 21.1"8.43 minorth958.35 mi
24 hours13° 08' 28.9"872.02 mieast3° 20' 30.2"229.77 minorth908.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoWed 5:46 AM1000 km621 miles540 nmEast E
JamestownWed 4:46 AM1072 km666 miles579 nmWest W
LuandaWed 5:46 AM1283 km797 miles693 nmNortheast NE
WindhoekWed 5:46 AM1505 km935 miles813 nmEast-southeast ESE
KinshasaWed 5:46 AM1801 km1119 miles972 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleWed 5:46 AM1804 km1121 miles974 nmNortheast NE
São ToméWed 4:46 AM1874 km1164 miles1012 nmNorth N
LibrevilleWed 5:46 AM1945 km1209 miles1050 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboWed 5:46 AM2286 km1421 miles1234 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YaoundéWed 5:46 AM2380 km1479 miles1285 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools