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: 52%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:41 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 27' South, Longitude: 95° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.02 meters/second, 1504.9 km/hour, 935.1 miles/hour or 812.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.59 miwest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 minorth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 25' 22.1"934.86 miwest0° 03' 22.1"3.86 minorth935.04 mi
24 hours13° 35' 32.3"881.07 mieast1° 54' 39.8"131.46 minorth896.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sat 7:24 PM1597 km992 miles862 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaSat 7:24 PM2169 km1348 miles1171 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSat 6:24 PM2254 km1400 miles1217 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilSat 7:24 PM2628 km1633 miles1419 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Sat 9:24 PM2834 km1761 miles1530 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoSat 7:24 PM2897 km1800 miles1564 nmNortheast NE
La PazSat 8:24 PM2909 km1808 miles1571 nmEast E
SucreSat 8:24 PM3158 km1962 miles1705 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 8:24 PM3175 km1973 miles1715 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaSat 9:24 PM3341 km2076 miles1804 nmEast-southeast ESE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools