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: 78%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, June 13, 2014 at 4:13 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, June 19, 2014 at 6:40 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 04:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 52' South, Longitude: 17° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.27 meters/second, 1585.0 km/hour, 984.9 miles/hour or 855.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.41 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 27' 00.2"984.75 miwest0° 10' 16.4"11.77 minorth985.07 mi
24 hours12° 56' 02.1"881.44 mieast4° 18' 35.8"296.18 minorth934.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownTue 4:58 AM1411 km877 miles762 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonroviaTue 4:58 AM1924 km1196 miles1039 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeTue 1:58 AM1957 km1216 miles1057 nmWest W
FreetownTue 4:58 AM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryTue 4:58 AM2177 km1353 miles1175 nmNorth N
AbidjanTue 4:58 AM2225 km1382 miles1201 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroTue 4:58 AM2268 km1410 miles1225 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorTue 1:58 AM2350 km1460 miles1269 nmWest W
BissauTue 4:58 AM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmNorth N
FortalezaTue 1:58 AM2460 km1529 miles1328 nmWest-northwest WNW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools