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: 11%
Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 14:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 13' South
Longitude: 79° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.18 meters/second, 1541.5 km/hour, 957.8 miles/hour or 832.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.96 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 misouth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 24' 55.4"957.58 miwest0° 08' 31.9"9.78 misouth957.28 mi
24 hours14° 26' 03.9"958.84 mieast2° 53' 21.1"198.71 misouth971.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaMon 9:26 AM519 km323 miles280 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazMon 10:26 AM1190 km740 miles643 nmEast E
Rio BrancoMon 10:26 AM1420 km882 miles767 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreMon 10:26 AM1518 km943 miles820 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilMon 9:26 AM1550 km963 miles837 nmNorth N
QuitoMon 9:26 AM1770 km1100 miles955 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsMon 8:26 AM2038 km1266 miles1101 nmNorthwest NW
Santiago *Mon 11:26 AM2094 km1301 miles1131 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CórdobaMon 11:26 AM2276 km1414 miles1229 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaMon 9:26 AM2375 km1476 miles1283 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools