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: 59%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 21, 2012 at 01:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 13' North, Longitude: 110° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.46 meters/second, 1607.3 km/hour, 998.7 miles/hour or 867.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.64 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 33' 05.6"998.59 miwest0° 10' 23.8"11.91 minorth998.47 mi
24 hours10° 45' 50.1"738.68 mieast3° 56' 55.1"271.37 minorth783.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoThu 7:52 PM1596 km992 miles862 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraThu 7:52 PM1694 km1053 miles915 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LeonThu 7:52 PM1832 km1138 miles989 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MazatlanThu 6:52 PM1834 km1140 miles990 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityThu 7:52 PM1853 km1151 miles1000 nmNortheast NE
AguascalientesThu 7:52 PM1862 km1157 miles1006 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Luis PotosiThu 7:52 PM1964 km1220 miles1061 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VeracruzThu 7:52 PM2069 km1285 miles1117 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaThu 7:52 PM2366 km1470 miles1277 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloThu 6:52 PM2419 km1503 miles1306 nmNorth N
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools