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 phaseThird QuarterSaturday, October 26, 2013 at 11:42 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 06:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 17' South, Longitude: 69° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.66 meters/second, 1586.4 km/hour, 985.7 miles/hour or 856.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.43 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 misouth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 28' 49.3"985.55 miwest0° 09' 52.7"11.32 misouth985.35 mi
24 hours12° 48' 38.6"871.93 mieast3° 41' 13.1"253.44 misouth902.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 12:00 Noon466 km289 miles251 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaSat 10:00 AM1661 km1032 miles897 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleSat 11:00 AM1663 km1033 miles898 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisSat 10:00 AM1681 km1044 miles908 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisSat 10:00 AM1898 km1179 miles1025 nmSouthwest SW
ColomboSat 11:30 AM2228 km1385 miles1203 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 11:30 AM2228 km1385 miles1203 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramSat 11:30 AM2240 km1392 miles1209 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaduraiSat 11:30 AM2434 km1512 miles1314 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoSat 9:00 AM2540 km1579 miles1372 nmWest-southwest WSW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools