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: 92%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:57 AM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1:45 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 19:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 29' South, Longitude: 40° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.40 meters/second, 1538.6 km/hour, 956.1 miles/hour or 830.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.93 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 24' 34.2"955.85 miwest0° 07' 19.8"8.40 minorth956.18 mi
24 hours13° 57' 03.9"925.45 mieast3° 24' 45.3"234.63 minorth962.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NampulaSun 9:10 PM193 km120 miles104 nmNorthwest NW
BlantyreSun 9:10 PM581 km361 miles314 nmWest W
FomboniSun 10:10 PM588 km365 miles318 nmNortheast NE
MoroniSun 10:10 PM613 km381 miles331 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MahajangaSun 10:10 PM639 km397 miles345 nmEast E
MutsamuduSun 10:10 PM644 km400 miles348 nmNortheast NE
MamoutzouSun 10:10 PM663 km412 miles358 nmNortheast NE
BeiraSun 9:10 PM695 km432 miles375 nmWest-southwest WSW
LilongweSun 9:10 PM762 km474 miles412 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntsirabeSun 10:10 PM797 km495 miles430 nmEast-southeast ESE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools