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 5:24 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:33 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 00:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 06' South, Longitude: 14° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.29 meters/second, 1502.2 km/hour, 933.4 miles/hour or 811.1 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' 01.2"0.02 minorth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 21' 50.5"933.15 miwest0° 01' 22.0"1.57 minorth933.22 mi
24 hours15° 10' 20.9"985.64 mieast1° 14' 43.1"85.66 minorth993.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 12:32 AM1064 km661 miles574 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeSat 9:32 PM2541 km1579 miles1372 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSat 9:32 PM2648 km1645 miles1430 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaSun 12:32 AM2954 km1835 miles1595 nmNorth N
Rio de JaneiroSat 9:32 PM2956 km1837 miles1596 nmWest-southwest WSW
AbidjanSun 12:32 AM3048 km1894 miles1646 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSat 9:32 PM3153 km1959 miles1703 nmWest-northwest WNW
YamoussoukroSun 12:32 AM3154 km1960 miles1703 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSun 12:32 AM3166 km1967 miles1710 nmNorth N
AccraSun 12:32 AM3254 km2022 miles1757 nmNorth-northeast NNE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools