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: 50%

Previous phaseFull MoonThursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:15 AM
This phaseThird QuarterFriday, September 27, 2013 at 3:57 AM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, October 5, 2013 at 12:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 27, 2013 at 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 03' North, Longitude: 29° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.57 meters/second, 1528.4 km/hour, 949.7 miles/hour or 825.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.83 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 misouth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 31' 15.2"949.46 miwest0° 02' 27.7"2.82 misouth949.58 mi
24 hours11° 24' 09.6"745.66 mieast1° 22' 29.2"94.55 misouth754.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KhartoumFri 6:56 AM511 km318 miles276 nmSoutheast SE
Al-UbayyidFri 6:56 AM656 km408 miles354 nmSouth S
AswanFri 5:56 AM669 km416 miles361 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kharga OasisFri 5:56 AM718 km446 miles388 nmNorth N
Al-FashirFri 6:56 AM736 km457 miles397 nmSouthwest SW
KostiFri 6:56 AM743 km461 miles401 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuxorFri 5:56 AM810 km504 miles438 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port SudanFri 6:56 AM831 km516 miles449 nmEast E
FadaFri 4:56 AM846 km525 miles457 nmWest-southwest WSW
KassalaFri 6:56 AM851 km529 miles460 nmEast-southeast ESE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools