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 MoonTuesday, August 6, 2013 at 9:52 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:58 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 11:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 37' South, Longitude: 75° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.18 meters/second, 1559.5 km/hour, 969.0 miles/hour or 842.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.15 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 misouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 28' 23.2"968.76 miwest0° 07' 57.9"9.13 misouth968.51 mi
24 hours12° 58' 38.1"868.66 mieast2° 47' 55.1"192.44 misouth883.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaTue 5:56 PM861 km535 miles465 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisTue 3:56 PM1977 km1228 miles1067 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleTue 4:56 PM2087 km1297 miles1127 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisTue 3:56 PM2203 km1369 miles1190 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaTue 3:56 PM2430 km1510 miles1312 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 5:26 PM2435 km1513 miles1315 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboTue 5:26 PM2437 km1514 miles1316 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramTue 5:26 PM2564 km1593 miles1385 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandTue 4:56 PM2579 km1603 miles1393 nmSouth S
AntananarivoTue 2:56 PM2986 km1855 miles1612 nmWest-southwest WSW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools