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: 100%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSunday, April 29, 2012 at 9:59 AM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, May 6, 2012 at 3:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 6, 2012 at 03:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 17' South, Longitude: 54° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.52 meters/second, 1521.1 km/hour, 945.2 miles/hour or 821.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.75 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 misouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 23' 02.9"944.84 miwest0° 07' 50.5"8.99 misouth944.52 mi
24 hours14° 59' 54.7"985.17 mieast2° 28' 18.1"170.02 misouth992.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Campo GrandeSat 11:34 PM237 km147 miles128 nmSouth S
Barra do GarçasSun 12:34 AM385 km239 miles208 nmNortheast NE
GoiâniaSun 12:34 AM618 km384 miles334 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 11:34 PM679 km422 miles366 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaSun 12:34 AM795 km494 miles429 nmEast-northeast ENE
AsuncionSat 11:34 PM826 km513 miles446 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São PauloSun 12:34 AM1039 km646 miles561 nmSoutheast SE
SucreSat 11:34 PM1097 km682 miles592 nmWest W
Rio de JaneiroSun 12:34 AM1326 km824 miles716 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazSat 11:34 PM1420 km882 miles767 nmWest W
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools