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: 40%
Previous phaseNew MoonSaturday, June 8, 2013 at 3:57 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, June 16, 2013 at 5:24 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 17:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 25' North
Longitude: 2° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.51 meters/second, 1618.2 km/hour, 1005.5 miles/hour or 873.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.76 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 54.1"1005.50 miwest0° 10' 46.5"12.34 misouth1005.64 mi
24 hours10° 58' 35.9"758.64 mieast4° 22' 59.7"301.19 misouth816.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AbidjanSat 5:24 PM344 km214 miles186 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AccraSat 5:24 PM458 km285 miles247 nmNortheast NE
KumasiSat 5:24 PM495 km307 miles267 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSat 5:24 PM553 km344 miles299 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HarperSat 5:24 PM577 km358 miles311 nmWest-northwest WNW
LomeSat 5:24 PM615 km382 miles332 nmNortheast NE
BouakéSat 5:24 PM629 km391 miles340 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AtakpaméSat 5:24 PM721 km448 miles389 nmNortheast NE
CotonouSat 6:24 PM737 km458 miles398 nmNortheast NE
Porto NovoSat 6:24 PM761 km473 miles411 nmNortheast NE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools