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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 18:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 34' South, Longitude: 92° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.72 meters/second, 1568.6 km/hour, 974.7 miles/hour or 847.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.24 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 25' 58.7"974.45 miwest0° 10' 47.5"12.37 misouth974.18 mi
24 hours13° 55' 01.0"939.62 mieast3° 54' 06.7"268.26 misouth969.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsMon 12:02 PM1319 km820 miles712 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaMon 1:02 PM1638 km1018 miles884 nmEast E
GuayaquilMon 1:02 PM1765 km1097 miles953 nmNortheast NE
QuitoMon 1:02 PM2027 km1260 miles1095 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Mon 1:02 PM2413 km1499 miles1303 nmSouthwest SW
La PazMon 2:02 PM2616 km1626 miles1413 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseMon 12:02 PM2641 km1641 miles1426 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoMon 2:02 PM2664 km1655 miles1438 nmEast E
BogotaMon 1:02 PM2754 km1711 miles1487 nmNortheast NE
PanamaMon 1:02 PM2760 km1715 miles1490 nmNorth-northeast NNE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools