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: 10%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, November 25, 2013 at 7:29 PM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, December 3, 2013 at 12:23 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 20' South, Longitude: 56° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.18 meters/second, 1573.9 km/hour, 978.0 miles/hour or 849.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.30 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.17 misouth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 28' 06.3"977.79 miwest0° 09' 07.6"10.46 misouth977.57 mi
24 hours13° 09' 48.3"889.62 mieast3° 19' 44.1"228.88 misouth912.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSat 9:30 AM860 km534 miles464 nmNorth N
Port LouisSat 9:30 AM874 km543 miles472 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisSat 9:30 AM952 km591 miles514 nmSouth S
ToamasinaSat 8:30 AM994 km618 miles537 nmSouthwest SW
AntananarivoSat 8:30 AM1204 km748 miles650 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniSat 8:30 AM1433 km890 miles774 nmWest W
Diego GarciaSat 11:30 AM1835 km1140 miles991 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamSat 8:30 AM1981 km1231 miles1069 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuSat 8:30 AM2010 km1249 miles1085 nmNorthwest NW
DodomaSat 8:30 AM2375 km1476 miles1282 nmWest-northwest WNW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools