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: 98%

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 Monday, August 19, 2013 at 20:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 56' South, Longitude: 42° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.99 meters/second, 1566.0 km/hour, 973.1 miles/hour or 845.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.22 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 25' 49.4"972.96 miwest0° 09' 46.6"11.20 minorth973.34 mi
24 hours13° 24' 24.5"903.96 mieast4° 14' 07.1"291.12 minorth956.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FomboniMon 11:00 PM171 km106 miles92 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoroniMon 11:00 PM171 km106 miles92 nmNortheast NE
MutsamuduMon 11:00 PM242 km150 miles131 nmEast-northeast ENE
MamoutzouMon 11:00 PM317 km197 miles171 nmEast E
NampulaMon 10:00 PM409 km254 miles221 nmSouthwest SW
MahajangaMon 11:00 PM531 km330 miles286 nmSoutheast SE
Dar es SalaamMon 11:00 PM753 km468 miles407 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Zanzibar CityMon 11:00 PM823 km511 miles444 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntananarivoMon 11:00 PM865 km538 miles467 nmSoutheast SE
AntsirabeMon 11:00 PM918 km570 miles496 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools