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 QuarterMonday, May 28, 2012 at 8:16 PM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, June 4, 2012 at 11:12 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 4, 2012 at 05:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 33' South, Longitude: 92° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.33 meters/second, 1488.0 km/hour, 924.6 miles/hour or 803.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.41 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.03 misouth15.41 mi
1 hour14° 21' 50.9"924.32 miwest0° 01' 45.0"2.01 misouth924.23 mi
24 hours15° 11' 46.6"977.82 mieast0° 03' 17.5"3.78 minorth978.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter IslandSun 11:54 PM1819 km1131 miles982 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaMon 12:54 AM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:54 PM2304 km1432 miles1244 nmNorth N
SantiagoMon 1:54 AM2514 km1562 miles1358 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilMon 12:54 AM2533 km1574 miles1368 nmNortheast NE
La PazMon 1:54 AM2616 km1625 miles1412 nmEast E
QuitoMon 12:54 AM2802 km1741 miles1513 nmNortheast NE
SucreMon 1:54 AM2848 km1770 miles1538 nmEast E
Rio BrancoMon 1:54 AM2926 km1818 miles1580 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaMon 2:54 AM3012 km1872 miles1627 nmEast-southeast ESE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools