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 5:19 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 21, 2012 at 02:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 15' North, Longitude: 113° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.43 meters/second, 1607.1 km/hour, 998.6 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' 23.5"11.90 minorth998.47 mi
24 hours10° 45' 50.9"738.69 mieast3° 56' 42.4"271.15 minorth783.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoThu 8:02 PM1823 km1133 miles984 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraThu 8:02 PM1848 km1148 miles998 nmNortheast NE
MazatlanThu 7:02 PM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesThu 8:02 PM2018 km1254 miles1090 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityThu 8:02 PM2060 km1280 miles1113 nmNortheast NE
VeracruzThu 8:02 PM2298 km1428 miles1241 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloThu 7:02 PM2431 km1510 miles1313 nmNorth N
GuatemalaThu 8:02 PM2643 km1642 miles1427 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorThu 8:02 PM2759 km1714 miles1490 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsThu 8:02 PM2809 km1745 miles1517 nmEast-southeast ESE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools