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: 2%

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 Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 06' South, Longitude: 72° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.65 meters/second, 1503.6 km/hour, 934.3 miles/hour or 811.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.57 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 minorth15.57 mi
1 hour14° 22' 39.6"933.98 miwest0° 03' 49.9"4.39 minorth934.18 mi
24 hours14° 42' 53.4"955.87 mieast2° 10' 50.4"149.99 minorth973.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Iquique *Thu 12:46 PM248 km154 miles134 nmEast E
ArequipaThu 10:46 AM422 km262 miles228 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazThu 11:46 AM613 km381 miles331 nmNortheast NE
Machu Picchu PuebloThu 10:46 AM769 km478 miles415 nmNorth N
SucreThu 11:46 AM773 km480 miles417 nmEast E
SaltaThu 12:46 PM899 km558 miles485 nmSoutheast SE
LimaThu 10:46 AM1012 km629 miles546 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio BrancoThu 11:46 AM1230 km764 miles664 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Thu 12:46 PM1488 km925 miles804 nmSouth S
CórdobaThu 12:46 PM1507 km936 miles814 nmSouth-southeast SSE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools