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: 12%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 20:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 53' South, Longitude: 85° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.63 meters/second, 1507.1 km/hour, 936.4 miles/hour or 813.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.61 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 minorth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 23' 30.0"936.19 miwest0° 04' 19.3"4.96 minorth936.41 mi
24 hours14° 12' 50.5"924.64 mieast2° 18' 43.3"159.02 minorth944.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 3:24 PM1283 km797 miles693 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 4:24 PM1914 km1189 miles1033 nmEast E
GuayaquilFri 3:24 PM2060 km1280 miles1113 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Fri 5:24 PM2127 km1322 miles1149 nmSoutheast SE
Galapagos IslandsFri 2:24 PM2139 km1329 miles1155 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SucreFri 4:24 PM2166 km1346 miles1170 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 4:24 PM2228 km1385 miles1203 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoFri 3:24 PM2318 km1441 miles1252 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Fri 3:24 PM2520 km1566 miles1360 nmWest-southwest WSW
CórdobaFri 5:24 PM2520 km1566 miles1361 nmSoutheast SE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools