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: 6%

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 10:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 25' North, Longitude: 14° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.48 meters/second, 1596.5 km/hour, 992.0 miles/hour or 862.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.53 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 32' 06.7"991.89 miwest0° 09' 39.4"11.06 minorth991.72 mi
24 hours11° 12' 36.5"765.01 mieast3° 36' 36.8"248.15 minorth799.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ConakryTue 10:58 AM74 km46 miles40 nmEast E
FreetownTue 10:58 AM162 km101 miles88 nmSoutheast SE
BokéTue 10:58 AM168 km105 miles91 nmNorth N
KindiaTue 10:58 AM181 km112 miles98 nmEast-northeast ENE
MakeniTue 10:58 AM263 km164 miles142 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauTue 10:58 AM301 km187 miles163 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BafatáTue 10:58 AM307 km191 miles166 nmNorth N
GabúTue 10:58 AM318 km197 miles172 nmNorth N
BoTue 10:58 AM333 km207 miles180 nmEast-southeast ESE
KoiduTue 10:58 AM384 km239 miles207 nmEast-southeast ESE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools