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: 44%

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 Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 14:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 07' North, Longitude: 41° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.20 meters/second, 1606.3 km/hour, 998.1 miles/hour or 867.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 39.4"998.04 miwest0° 10' 35.0"12.12 minorth997.94 mi
24 hours11° 40' 00.4"802.43 mieast3° 59' 58.6"274.86 minorth844.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GobaTue 5:40 PM231 km144 miles125 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dire DawaTue 5:40 PM385 km239 miles208 nmNorth N
AwasaTue 5:40 PM388 km241 miles209 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamaTue 5:40 PM392 km244 miles212 nmNorthwest NW
HargeisaTue 5:40 PM452 km281 miles244 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Addis AbabaTue 5:40 PM470 km292 miles254 nmNorthwest NW
Debre BerhanTue 5:40 PM470 km292 miles254 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Arba MinchTue 5:40 PM477 km296 miles257 nmWest W
DikhilTue 5:40 PM555 km345 miles300 nmNorth N
Ali SabiehTue 5:40 PM565 km351 miles305 nmNorth N
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools