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: 47%

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 Friday, October 11, 2013 at 17:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 44' South, Longitude: 7° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.10 meters/second, 1530.4 km/hour, 950.9 miles/hour or 826.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.85 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 25' 42.4"950.70 miwest0° 05' 11.9"5.96 minorth950.95 mi
24 hours13° 31' 07.2"890.78 mieast2° 34' 14.1"176.76 minorth914.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoFri 6:12 PM702 km436 miles379 nmEast-northeast ENE
Walvis Bay *Fri 7:12 PM924 km574 miles499 nmSoutheast SE
Windhoek *Fri 7:12 PM1128 km701 miles609 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaFri 6:12 PM1157 km719 miles625 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownFri 5:12 PM1433 km890 miles774 nmWest W
KinshasaFri 6:12 PM1704 km1059 miles920 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleFri 6:12 PM1709 km1062 miles923 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméFri 5:12 PM2000 km1243 miles1080 nmNorth N
LibrevilleFri 6:12 PM2014 km1252 miles1088 nmNorth N
GaboroneFri 7:12 PM2048 km1272 miles1106 nmEast-southeast ESE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools