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: 10%

Previous phaseThird QuarterFriday, May 31, 2013 at 6:59 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, June 8, 2013 at 3:57 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 06:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 50' North, Longitude: 38° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.46 meters/second, 1564.0 km/hour, 971.9 miles/hour or 844.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.20 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.0"971.64 miwest0° 07' 16.2"8.33 minorth971.40 mi
24 hours11° 21' 26.4"759.52 mieast2° 33' 42.1"176.14 minorth775.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AsmaraWed 9:48 AM58 km36 miles31 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KerenWed 9:48 AM112 km69 miles60 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Mek'eleWed 9:48 AM164 km102 miles89 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TeseneyWed 9:48 AM234 km145 miles126 nmWest W
KassalaWed 9:48 AM267 km166 miles144 nmWest-northwest WNW
GondarWed 9:48 AM286 km177 miles154 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LalibelaWed 9:48 AM311 km193 miles168 nmSouth S
Bahir DarWed 9:48 AM390 km243 miles211 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DessieWed 9:48 AM418 km260 miles226 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Al HudaydahWed 9:48 AM446 km277 miles241 nmEast E

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools