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: 100%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSunday, June 16, 2013 at 5:25 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:34 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 23:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 07' South, Longitude: 0° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.23 meters/second, 1502.0 km/hour, 933.3 miles/hour or 811.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.56 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 21' 50.4"933.03 miwest0° 01' 12.7"1.39 minorth933.09 mi
24 hours15° 10' 59.1"986.20 mieast1° 11' 03.4"81.46 minorth993.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 11:32 PM751 km467 miles406 nmNorthwest NW
WindhoekSun 12:32 AM1808 km1123 miles976 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaSun 12:32 AM1905 km1184 miles1028 nmNortheast NE
São ToméSat 11:32 PM2384 km1481 miles1287 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownSun 1:32 AM2387 km1483 miles1289 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaSun 12:32 AM2420 km1504 miles1307 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSun 12:32 AM2423 km1506 miles1308 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleSun 12:32 AM2498 km1552 miles1349 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneSun 1:32 AM2725 km1693 miles1471 nmEast-southeast ESE
MalaboSun 12:32 AM2815 km1749 miles1520 nmNorth-northeast NNE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools