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: 6%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, February 22, 2014 at 5:16 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, March 1, 2014 at 8:00 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 56' South, Longitude: 53° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.70 meters/second, 1564.9 km/hour, 972.4 miles/hour or 845.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.21 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 25' 16.5"972.30 miwest0° 09' 15.3"10.60 minorth972.66 mi
24 hours13° 42' 45.8"924.55 mieast4° 03' 52.4"279.39 minorth972.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirananaThu 9:40 AM473 km294 miles255 nmWest W
ToamasinaThu 9:40 AM731 km454 miles395 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisThu 10:40 AM901 km560 miles486 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port LouisThu 10:40 AM902 km560 miles487 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MamoutzouThu 9:40 AM907 km564 miles490 nmWest W
AntananarivoThu 9:40 AM927 km576 miles501 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaThu 10:40 AM942 km586 miles509 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MutsamuduThu 9:40 AM1002 km623 miles541 nmWest W
MoroniThu 9:40 AM1126 km700 miles608 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamThu 9:40 AM1708 km1061 miles922 nmWest-northwest WNW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools