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: 44%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, June 19, 2014 at 6:39 PM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, June 27, 2014 at 8:09 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 20, 2014 at 07:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 59' North, Longitude: 21° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.32 meters/second, 1610.4 km/hour, 1000.6 miles/hour or 869.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.68 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 00.0"1000.62 miwest0° 10' 52.9"12.46 minorth1000.58 mi
24 hours11° 57' 12.0"824.88 mieast4° 10' 32.6"286.96 minorth870.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FreetownFri 7:48 AM993 km617 miles536 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryFri 7:48 AM1011 km628 miles546 nmNortheast NE
BissauFri 7:48 AM1055 km656 miles570 nmNortheast NE
BanjulFri 7:48 AM1154 km717 miles623 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaFri 7:48 AM1159 km720 miles626 nmEast-northeast ENE
PraiaFri 6:48 AM1240 km770 miles669 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DakarFri 7:48 AM1245 km773 miles672 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NouakchottFri 7:48 AM1652 km1027 miles892 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BamakoFri 7:48 AM1722 km1070 miles930 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroFri 7:48 AM1770 km1100 miles956 nmEast E
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools