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: 2%

Previous phaseNew MoonSaturday, October 5, 2013 at 12:35 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:03 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 09:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 19' South, Longitude: 47° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.38 meters/second, 1574.6 km/hour, 978.4 miles/hour or 850.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.31 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 28' 26.4"978.18 miwest0° 09' 03.1"10.37 misouth977.95 mi
24 hours12° 54' 14.3"872.10 mieast3° 16' 51.1"225.55 misouth895.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirananaSun 12:42 PM215 km134 miles116 nmEast E
MamoutzouSun 12:42 PM232 km144 miles125 nmWest-southwest WSW
MutsamuduSun 12:42 PM318 km197 miles171 nmWest W
FomboniSun 12:42 PM389 km242 miles210 nmWest W
MahajangaSun 12:42 PM393 km244 miles212 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoroniSun 12:42 PM447 km278 miles241 nmWest W
ToamasinaSun 12:42 PM684 km425 miles369 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntananarivoSun 12:42 PM731 km454 miles395 nmSouth S
AntsirabeSun 12:42 PM836 km520 miles452 nmSouth S
NampulaSun 11:42 AM925 km575 miles499 nmWest-southwest WSW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools