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: 66%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, May 18, 2013 at 4:36 AM
Next phaseFull MoonSaturday, May 25, 2013 at 4:27 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 17:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 57' North, Longitude: 27° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.37 meters/second, 1617.7 km/hour, 1005.2 miles/hour or 873.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 58.0"1005.11 miwest0° 11' 11.4"12.81 misouth1005.22 mi
24 hours11° 25' 05.0"789.69 mieast4° 32' 00.9"311.50 misouth848.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KisanganiSun 7:24 PM278 km173 miles150 nmWest W
GomaSun 7:24 PM336 km209 miles181 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RuhengeriSun 7:24 PM349 km217 miles189 nmSoutheast SE
MbararaSun 8:24 PM376 km234 miles203 nmEast-southeast ESE
BukavuSun 7:24 PM405 km252 miles219 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GitaramaSun 7:24 PM408 km253 miles220 nmSoutheast SE
YambioSun 8:24 PM409 km254 miles221 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KigaliSun 7:24 PM417 km259 miles225 nmSoutheast SE
RwamaganaSun 7:24 PM446 km277 miles241 nmSoutheast SE
ButareSun 7:24 PM456 km283 miles246 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools