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: 97%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSunday, November 10, 2013 at 5:58 AM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, November 17, 2013 at 3:16 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 15, 2013 at 22:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 13' North, Longitude: 3° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.92 meters/second, 1572.9 km/hour, 977.4 miles/hour or 849.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.29 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 30' 39.3"977.24 miwest0° 07' 58.3"9.13 minorth977.02 mi
24 hours11° 47' 59.6"794.71 mieast2° 50' 29.5"195.37 minorth813.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KoudougouFri 10:38 PM138 km86 miles74 nmSoutheast SE
OuagadougouFri 10:38 PM201 km125 miles108 nmEast-southeast ESE
Bobo-DioulassoFri 10:38 PM257 km159 miles139 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KoutialaFri 10:38 PM267 km166 miles144 nmWest-southwest WSW
SikassoFri 10:38 PM345 km214 miles186 nmSouthwest SW
TamaleFri 10:38 PM492 km306 miles266 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MangoFri 10:38 PM507 km315 miles274 nmSoutheast SE
BamakoFri 10:38 PM528 km328 miles285 nmWest W
NiameyFri 11:38 PM572 km356 miles309 nmEast E
NatitingouFri 11:38 PM591 km367 miles319 nmEast-southeast ESE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools