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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:14 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:40 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 12:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 50' South, Longitude: 7° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.33 meters/second, 1542.0 km/hour, 958.1 miles/hour or 832.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.97 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 23' 39.7"958.01 miwest0° 07' 42.4"8.84 minorth958.36 mi
24 hours14° 13' 12.9"946.43 mieast3° 32' 35.5"243.61 minorth984.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoThu 1:32 PM618 km384 miles334 nmEast E
HuamboThu 1:32 PM919 km571 miles496 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuandaThu 1:32 PM972 km604 miles525 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Thu 2:32 PM1228 km763 miles663 nmSoutheast SE
JamestownThu 12:32 PM1449 km901 miles783 nmWest W
KinshasaThu 1:32 PM1514 km941 miles818 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleThu 1:32 PM1518 km943 miles820 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméThu 12:32 PM1793 km1114 miles968 nmNorth N
LibrevilleThu 1:32 PM1804 km1121 miles974 nmNorth N
GaboroneThu 2:32 PM2124 km1320 miles1147 nmEast-southeast ESE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools