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: 7%

Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:16 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:41 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 13:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 08' South, Longitude: 7° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.14 meters/second, 1570.1 km/hour, 975.6 miles/hour or 847.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.26 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 25' 25.9"975.47 miwest0° 10' 01.5"11.49 minorth975.84 mi
24 hours13° 28' 52.2"911.73 mieast4° 17' 17.2"294.72 minorth964.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoFri 2:32 PM681 km423 miles368 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaFri 2:32 PM689 km428 miles372 nmEast-northeast ENE
HuamboFri 2:32 PM857 km532 miles463 nmEast E
CabindaFri 2:32 PM867 km539 miles468 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Pointe-NoireFri 2:32 PM923 km574 miles499 nmNorth-northeast NNE
UígeFri 2:32 PM932 km579 miles503 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalanjeFri 2:32 PM968 km601 miles523 nmEast-northeast ENE
KinshasaFri 2:32 PM1189 km739 miles642 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleFri 2:32 PM1192 km740 miles643 nmNortheast NE
São ToméFri 1:32 PM1384 km860 miles748 nmNorth N
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools