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: 42%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:15 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:29 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 3, 2013 at 05:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 01' South, Longitude: 23° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.77 meters/second, 1594.0 km/hour, 990.4 miles/hour or 860.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.51 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 29' 46.0"990.34 miwest0° 10' 35.8"12.14 minorth990.66 mi
24 hours11° 50' 20.4"808.83 mieast4° 22' 31.7"300.68 minorth866.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LucapaFri 6:14 AM268 km167 miles145 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mbuji-MayiFri 7:14 AM324 km202 miles175 nmNorth N
TshikapaFri 7:14 AM384 km239 miles207 nmNorthwest NW
LuenaFri 6:14 AM465 km289 miles251 nmSouthwest SW
LubumbashiFri 7:14 AM561 km349 miles303 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonguFri 7:14 AM692 km430 miles374 nmSouth S
KitweFri 7:14 AM698 km434 miles377 nmSoutheast SE
MalanjeFri 6:14 AM745 km463 miles403 nmWest W
KabweFri 7:14 AM837 km520 miles452 nmSoutheast SE
MenongueFri 6:14 AM859 km534 miles464 nmSouthwest SW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools