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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Friday, January 11, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 43' South, Longitude: 82° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.32 meters/second, 1527.6 km/hour, 949.2 miles/hour or 824.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.9"15.82 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 24' 04.9"948.96 miwest0° 07' 18.7"8.38 minorth949.32 mi
24 hours14° 00' 23.0"922.94 mieast3° 25' 17.5"235.27 minorth960.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 12:30 PM880 km547 miles475 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 1:30 PM1565 km972 miles845 nmEast E
GuayaquilFri 12:30 PM1744 km1083 miles941 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoFri 1:30 PM1829 km1136 miles988 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreFri 1:30 PM1857 km1154 miles1002 nmEast E
QuitoFri 12:30 PM1990 km1237 miles1075 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:30 AM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santiago *Fri 2:30 PM2120 km1318 miles1145 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CórdobaFri 2:30 PM2414 km1500 miles1303 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaFri 12:30 PM2651 km1647 miles1431 nmNorth-northeast NNE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools