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: 35%

Previous phaseThird QuarterFriday, May 31, 2013 at 7:00 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, June 8, 2013 at 3:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 2, 2013 at 04:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 10' North, Longitude: 35° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.78 meters/second, 1615.6 km/hour, 1003.9 miles/hour or 872.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 32' 03.2"1003.81 miwest0° 11' 00.1"12.60 minorth1003.79 mi
24 hours11° 06' 57.2"767.72 mieast4° 15' 14.5"292.31 minorth819.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MbaleSun 7:44 AM289 km179 miles156 nmSouthwest SW
LiraSun 7:44 AM330 km205 miles178 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuluSun 7:44 AM383 km238 miles207 nmWest W
NakuruSun 7:44 AM387 km240 miles209 nmSouth S
KampalaSun 7:44 AM471 km293 miles254 nmSouthwest SW
JubaSun 7:44 AM495 km307 miles267 nmWest-northwest WNW
EntebbeSun 7:44 AM500 km311 miles270 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiSun 7:44 AM507 km315 miles274 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GarissaSun 7:44 AM592 km368 miles320 nmSoutheast SE
MbararaSun 7:44 AM701 km436 miles379 nmSouthwest SW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools