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: 32%
Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 21:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 09' South
Longitude: 68° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.85 meters/second, 1561.8 km/hour, 970.5 miles/hour or 843.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.17 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 27' 57.5"970.39 miwest0° 09' 22.0"10.74 minorth970.78 mi
24 hours12° 24' 23.2"832.27 mieast4° 01' 02.9"276.17 minorth883.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
La PazSun 5:06 PM269 km167 miles145 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ArequipaSun 4:06 PM391 km243 miles211 nmSouthwest SW
Rio BrancoSun 5:06 PM471 km293 miles254 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreSun 5:06 PM656 km408 miles354 nmSoutheast SE
LimaSun 4:06 PM928 km577 miles501 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausSun 5:06 PM1551 km964 miles838 nmNortheast NE
Asuncion *Sun 6:06 PM1694 km1053 miles915 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilSun 4:06 PM1802 km1119 miles973 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoSun 4:06 PM1877 km1166 miles1013 nmNorthwest NW
CórdobaSun 6:06 PM1969 km1224 miles1063 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools