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: 45%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, December 25, 2013 at 1:48 PM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:14 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 26, 2013 at 01:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 06' South, Longitude: 66° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.87 meters/second, 1608.7 km/hour, 999.6 miles/hour or 868.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.66 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 31' 53.8"999.49 miwest0° 10' 11.8"11.68 misouth999.39 mi
24 hours11° 32' 22.8"793.71 mieast3° 58' 20.5"272.99 misouth835.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaThu 7:48 AM661 km411 miles357 nmEast-southeast ESE
Addu CityThu 6:48 AM944 km586 miles510 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaThu 5:48 AM1243 km772 miles671 nmWest W
MaleThu 6:48 AM1373 km853 miles741 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisThu 5:48 AM1840 km1143 miles993 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ThiruvananthapuramThu 7:18 AM1983 km1232 miles1071 nmNortheast NE
Saint-DenisThu 5:48 AM2028 km1260 miles1095 nmSouthwest SW
ColomboThu 7:18 AM2062 km1281 miles1114 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 7:18 AM2064 km1283 miles1114 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiThu 7:18 AM2185 km1358 miles1180 nmNortheast NE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools