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: 67%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, June 13, 2014 at 4:12 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, June 19, 2014 at 6:39 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 06:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 15' South, Longitude: 28° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.72 meters/second, 1604.6 km/hour, 997.0 miles/hour or 866.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.62 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 28' 25.3"996.97 miwest0° 11' 13.5"12.86 minorth997.20 mi
24 hours12° 25' 47.1"856.18 mieast4° 32' 28.7"312.04 minorth913.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaWed 4:38 AM446 km277 miles241 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeWed 3:38 AM760 km472 miles410 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaWed 3:38 AM1117 km694 miles603 nmWest W
SalvadorWed 3:38 AM1379 km857 miles744 nmSouthwest SW
BelémWed 3:38 AM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmWest W
FreetownWed 6:38 AM2286 km1421 miles1234 nmNortheast NE
PraiaWed 5:38 AM2300 km1429 miles1242 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryWed 6:38 AM2324 km1444 miles1255 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaWed 6:38 AM2358 km1465 miles1273 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauWed 6:38 AM2380 km1479 miles1285 nmNortheast NE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools