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: 93%

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 21:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 11' South, Longitude: 6° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.07 meters/second, 1541.1 km/hour, 957.6 miles/hour or 832.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.96 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 24' 40.3"957.43 miwest0° 07' 35.4"8.70 minorth957.78 mi
24 hours13° 54' 13.8"923.74 mieast3° 30' 15.7"240.95 minorth961.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoSun 10:30 PM735 km457 miles397 nmEast E
LuandaSun 10:30 PM1075 km668 miles580 nmNortheast NE
WindhoekSun 10:30 PM1294 km804 miles699 nmSoutheast SE
JamestownSun 9:30 PM1336 km830 miles721 nmWest W
KinshasaSun 10:30 PM1611 km1001 miles870 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSun 10:30 PM1615 km1003 miles872 nmNortheast NE
São ToméSun 9:30 PM1828 km1136 miles987 nmNorth N
LibrevilleSun 10:30 PM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmNorth N
GaboroneSun 11:30 PM2204 km1369 miles1190 nmEast-southeast ESE
MalaboSun 10:30 PM2216 km1377 miles1197 nmNorth N
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools