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: 4%

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 Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 40' South, Longitude: 69° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.88 meters/second, 1547.6 km/hour, 961.6 miles/hour or 835.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.03 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 misouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 25' 59.4"961.33 miwest0° 07' 18.7"8.38 misouth961.08 mi
24 hours13° 58' 53.8"931.27 mieast2° 27' 10.9"168.69 misouth940.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSun 11:30 AM970 km603 miles524 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisSun 9:30 AM1378 km856 miles744 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisSun 9:30 AM1605 km997 miles867 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaSun 9:30 AM1974 km1226 miles1066 nmNorthwest NW
MaleSun 10:30 AM2235 km1389 miles1207 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoSun 8:30 AM2376 km1476 miles1283 nmWest-southwest WSW
Amsterdam IslandSun 10:30 AM2574 km1600 miles1390 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 11:00 AM2740 km1703 miles1479 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniSun 8:30 AM2884 km1792 miles1557 nmWest W
BangaloreSun 11:00 AM3285 km2041 miles1774 nmNorth-northeast NNE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools