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: 6%
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 Friday, November 1, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 16' South
Longitude: 47° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.96 meters/second, 1605.4 km/hour, 997.6 miles/hour or 866.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 misouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 23.2"997.50 miwest0° 10' 39.4"12.21 misouth997.41 mi
24 hours12° 08' 43.9"835.17 mieast4° 07' 48.2"283.85 misouth878.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MutsamuduFri 9:40 AM727 km452 miles393 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoroniFri 9:40 AM742 km461 miles401 nmSouthwest SW
MamoutzouFri 9:40 AM757 km470 miles408 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KismayoFri 9:40 AM842 km523 miles455 nmNorthwest NW
MombasaFri 9:40 AM883 km549 miles477 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dar es SalaamFri 9:40 AM892 km554 miles481 nmWest W
Zanzibar CityFri 9:40 AM900 km560 miles486 nmWest W
VictoriaFri 10:40 AM918 km571 miles496 nmEast E
MogadishuFri 9:40 AM945 km587 miles510 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DodomaFri 9:40 AM1282 km797 miles692 nmWest W
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools