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: 63%

Previous phaseFull MoonTuesday, April 15, 2014 at 7:43 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterTuesday, April 22, 2014 at 7:52 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 21, 2014 at 05:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 16' South, Longitude: 6° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.24 meters/second, 1534.5 km/hour, 953.5 miles/hour or 828.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.89 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 25' 51.2"953.31 miwest0° 04' 54.6"5.63 minorth953.54 mi
24 hours13° 30' 59.4"892.94 mieast2° 27' 02.7"168.53 minorth914.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 5:38 AM181 km112 miles98 nmNortheast NE
LuandaMon 6:38 AM2350 km1460 miles1269 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméMon 5:38 AM2441 km1516 miles1318 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanMon 5:38 AM2516 km1563 miles1358 nmNorth N
WindhoekMon 6:38 AM2555 km1588 miles1380 nmEast-southeast ESE
AccraMon 5:38 AM2622 km1629 miles1416 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleMon 6:38 AM2636 km1638 miles1423 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaMon 5:38 AM2648 km1645 miles1430 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroMon 5:38 AM2669 km1658 miles1441 nmNorth N
LomeMon 5:38 AM2730 km1696 miles1474 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools