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

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 15:50:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 35%

Previous phaseNew MoonSaturday, October 5, 2013 at 12:36 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 15:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 16' South, Longitude: 13° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.98 meters/second, 1515.5 km/hour, 941.7 miles/hour or 818.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.70 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 minorth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 24' 59.0"941.44 miwest0° 02' 07.4"2.44 minorth941.55 mi
24 hours13° 53' 43.9"907.45 mieast1° 25' 10.3"97.63 minorth916.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Swakopmund *Thu 5:50 PM396 km246 miles214 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Walvis Bay *Thu 5:50 PM424 km264 miles229 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LubangoThu 4:50 PM481 km299 miles260 nmNorth N
Windhoek *Thu 5:50 PM530 km329 miles286 nmSoutheast SE
MenongueThu 4:50 PM683 km424 miles369 nmNortheast NE
Rundu *Thu 5:50 PM686 km426 miles370 nmEast-northeast ENE
HuamboThu 4:50 PM759 km472 miles410 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GhanziThu 5:50 PM900 km559 miles486 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaThu 4:50 PM1154 km717 miles623 nmNorth N
GaboroneThu 5:50 PM1421 km883 miles767 nmEast-southeast ESE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools