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: 8%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:16 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:30 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 05:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 34' North, Longitude: 60° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.53 meters/second, 1600.3 km/hour, 994.4 miles/hour or 864.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.57 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 32' 09.4"994.25 miwest0° 09' 54.3"11.34 minorth994.10 mi
24 hours11° 11' 04.3"765.04 mieast3° 43' 30.5"256.03 minorth802.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HadibuTue 8:48 AM861 km535 miles465 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleTue 10:48 AM1496 km929 miles808 nmEast-southeast ESE
VictoriaTue 9:48 AM1571 km976 miles848 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MuscatTue 9:48 AM1680 km1044 miles907 nmNorth N
MumbaiTue 11:18 AM1741 km1082 miles940 nmNortheast NE
AdenTue 8:48 AM1783 km1108 miles963 nmWest-northwest WNW
ThiruvananthapuramTue 11:18 AM1787 km1110 miles965 nmEast E
PuneTue 11:18 AM1796 km1116 miles970 nmNortheast NE
MogadishuTue 8:48 AM1851 km1150 miles999 nmWest-southwest WSW
Abu DhabiTue 9:48 AM1882 km1170 miles1016 nmNorth-northwest NNW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools