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: 48%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, October 26, 2013 at 11:41 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:50 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 28' North, Longitude: 6° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.52 meters/second, 1575.1 km/hour, 978.7 miles/hour or 850.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.7"16.31 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 32' 47.1"978.53 miwest0° 07' 21.5"8.43 misouth978.82 mi
24 hours10° 49' 29.1"728.22 mieast3° 12' 33.9"220.61 misouth765.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaradiSun 6:40 AM44 km27 miles24 nmEast E
SokotoSun 6:40 AM164 km102 miles89 nmWest-southwest WSW
ZinderSun 6:40 AM251 km156 miles135 nmEast E
KanoSun 6:40 AM256 km159 miles138 nmSoutheast SE
ZariaSun 6:40 AM288 km179 miles156 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KadunaSun 6:40 AM336 km209 miles182 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AgadezSun 6:40 AM411 km255 miles222 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KandiSun 6:40 AM484 km301 miles262 nmWest-southwest WSW
AbujaSun 6:40 AM495 km307 miles267 nmSouth S
NiameySun 6:40 AM497 km309 miles268 nmWest W

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools