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: 60%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 02:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 16' South, Longitude: 116° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.12 meters/second, 1577.2 km/hour, 980.0 miles/hour or 851.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.33 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 29' 50.6"979.91 miwest0° 09' 51.7"11.30 minorth980.27 mi
24 hours11° 45' 20.8"794.63 mieast4° 09' 21.2"285.63 minorth849.62 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 *Mon 9:32 PM1815 km1128 miles980 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownMon 6:32 PM1992 km1238 miles1075 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsMon 8:32 PM3254 km2022 miles1757 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteMon 4:32 PM3570 km2218 miles1928 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico City *Mon 9:32 PM4005 km2489 miles2162 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaMon 8:32 PM4150 km2579 miles2241 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorMon 8:32 PM4186 km2601 miles2260 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaMon 8:32 PM4321 km2685 miles2333 nmNortheast NE
LimaMon 9:32 PM4322 km2686 miles2334 nmEast E
San JoseMon 8:32 PM4372 km2716 miles2361 nmEast-northeast ENE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools