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 11:15 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:29 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° 27' 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' 54.2"11.34 minorth994.09 mi
24 hours11° 11' 04.7"765.04 mieast3° 43' 29.0"256.00 minorth802.67 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 AM836 km519 miles451 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleTue 10:48 AM1524 km947 miles823 nmEast-southeast ESE
VictoriaTue 9:48 AM1561 km970 miles843 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MuscatTue 9:48 AM1676 km1041 miles905 nmNorth N
AdenTue 8:48 AM1754 km1090 miles947 nmWest-northwest WNW
MumbaiTue 11:18 AM1762 km1095 miles952 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramTue 11:18 AM1816 km1129 miles981 nmEast E
PuneTue 11:18 AM1819 km1131 miles982 nmNortheast NE
MogadishuTue 8:48 AM1823 km1133 miles985 nmWest-southwest WSW
Abu DhabiTue 9:48 AM1872 km1163 miles1011 nmNorth-northwest NNW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools