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: 47%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 10:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 12' South, Longitude: 73° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.06 meters/second, 1587.8 km/hour, 986.6 miles/hour or 857.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.44 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 29' 22.7"986.42 miwest0° 10' 44.1"12.30 misouth986.22 mi
24 hours12° 36' 29.7"858.36 mieast4° 02' 41.6"278.04 misouth896.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PucallpaSat 5:58 AM224 km139 miles121 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 5:58 AM348 km217 miles188 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LimaSat 5:58 AM423 km263 miles228 nmWest-southwest WSW
CobijaSat 6:58 AM542 km337 miles293 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 6:58 AM640 km398 miles346 nmEast E
RiberaltaSat 6:58 AM836 km519 miles451 nmEast E
La PazSat 6:58 AM918 km570 miles496 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilSat 5:58 AM1122 km697 miles606 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoSat 5:58 AM1227 km762 miles662 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SucreSat 6:58 AM1330 km826 miles718 nmSoutheast SE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools