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

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 9%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, November 25, 2013 at 7:30 PM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, December 3, 2013 at 12:24 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 06' South, Longitude: 18° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.64 meters/second, 1568.3 km/hour, 974.5 miles/hour or 846.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.24 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 27' 39.2"974.25 miwest0° 08' 48.2"10.09 misouth974.01 mi
24 hours13° 20' 41.3"899.08 mieast3° 10' 02.4"217.76 misouth919.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 10:40 AM1361 km846 miles735 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeSat 7:40 AM1927 km1197 miles1040 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSat 7:40 AM2220 km1380 miles1199 nmWest W
MonroviaSat 10:40 AM2291 km1423 miles1237 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 10:40 AM2446 km1520 miles1320 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSat 7:40 AM2488 km1546 miles1344 nmWest-northwest WNW
ConakrySat 10:40 AM2546 km1582 miles1375 nmNorth N
AbidjanSat 10:40 AM2558 km1590 miles1381 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroSat 10:40 AM2615 km1625 miles1412 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauSat 10:40 AM2774 km1724 miles1498 nmNorth N

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools