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: 34%
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 Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 14:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 52' South
Longitude: 118° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.07 meters/second, 1555.5 km/hour, 966.5 miles/hour or 839.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.11 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 27' 06.2"966.32 miwest0° 08' 59.7"10.31 misouth966.04 mi
24 hours13° 33' 36.8"906.73 mieast3° 10' 34.0"218.41 misouth925.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sun 9:56 AM1647 km1023 miles889 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownSun 6:56 AM1666 km1035 miles900 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteSun 4:56 AM3344 km2078 miles1806 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsSun 8:56 AM3521 km2188 miles1901 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CitySun 8:56 AM4339 km2696 miles2343 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaSun 4:56 AM4427 km2751 miles2390 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuatemalaSun 8:56 AM4475 km2780 miles2416 nmNortheast NE
LimaSun 9:56 AM4482 km2785 miles2420 nmEast E
San SalvadorSun 8:56 AM4507 km2800 miles2434 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSun 8:56 AM4633 km2879 miles2502 nmNortheast NE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools