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: 55%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, July 22, 2013 at 6:16 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, July 29, 2013 at 5:44 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, July 29, 2013 at 05:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 41' North, Longitude: 5° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.23 meters/second, 1577.6 km/hour, 980.3 miles/hour or 851.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.34 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 31' 23.8"980.12 miwest0° 08' 26.5"9.67 minorth979.90 mi
24 hours11° 26' 55.8"772.68 mieast3° 02' 19.4"208.91 minorth795.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KoutialaMon 5:44 AM37 km23 miles20 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SikassoMon 5:44 AM157 km97 miles85 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Bobo-DioulassoMon 5:44 AM199 km124 miles107 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DédougouMon 5:44 AM201 km125 miles108 nmEast E
BamakoMon 5:44 AM294 km183 miles159 nmWest W
KoudougouMon 5:44 AM322 km200 miles174 nmEast E
OuahigouyaMon 5:44 AM327 km203 miles177 nmEast-northeast ENE
KorhogoMon 5:44 AM358 km222 miles193 nmSouth S
OuagadougouMon 5:44 AM411 km255 miles222 nmEast E
DabakalaMon 5:44 AM487 km302 miles263 nmSouth S

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools