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: 2%
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 Friday, February 28, 2014 at 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 05' South
Longitude: 84° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.86 meters/second, 1587.1 km/hour, 986.2 miles/hour or 857.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.44 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 26' 10.3"986.12 miwest0° 10' 56.3"12.53 minorth986.45 mi
24 hours13° 20' 34.5"911.45 mieast4° 35' 08.0"315.13 minorth968.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaFri 11:30 AM1307 km812 miles705 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:00 AM1827 km1136 miles987 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboFri 11:00 AM1832 km1138 miles989 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleFri 10:30 AM1882 km1170 miles1016 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 11:00 AM2102 km1306 miles1135 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiFri 11:00 AM2205 km1370 miles1191 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurFri 1:30 PM2371 km1473 miles1280 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeFri 1:30 PM2468 km1534 miles1333 nmEast-northeast ENE
ChennaiFri 11:00 AM2488 km1546 miles1344 nmNorth N
JakartaFri 12:30 PM2522 km1567 miles1362 nmEast E
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools