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: 70%

Previous phaseFull MoonSaturday, May 25, 2013 at 4:25 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterFriday, May 31, 2013 at 6:59 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 23:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 14' South, Longitude: 79° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.84 meters/second, 1579.8 km/hour, 981.7 miles/hour or 853.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.36 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 28' 00.0"981.61 miwest0° 10' 17.5"11.79 minorth981.97 mi
24 hours12° 26' 40.1"844.42 mieast4° 18' 48.6"296.47 minorth900.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaThu 5:14 AM913 km567 miles493 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleThu 4:14 AM1838 km1142 miles993 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 4:44 AM2003 km1245 miles1082 nmNorth N
ColomboThu 4:44 AM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramThu 4:44 AM2204 km1369 miles1190 nmNorth N
MaduraiThu 4:44 AM2345 km1457 miles1266 nmNorth N
Port LouisThu 3:14 AM2578 km1602 miles1392 nmWest-southwest WSW
BangaloreThu 4:44 AM2687 km1670 miles1451 nmNorth N
VictoriaThu 3:14 AM2775 km1724 miles1498 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisThu 3:14 AM2805 km1743 miles1515 nmWest-southwest WSW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools