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
This phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 27' South, Longitude: 114° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.05 meters/second, 1530.2 km/hour, 950.8 miles/hour or 826.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.85 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 24' 14.8"950.58 miwest0° 07' 34.4"8.68 minorth950.95 mi
24 hours13° 56' 02.6"919.57 mieast3° 30' 41.1"241.44 minorth958.70 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 *Fri 2:44 PM1214 km754 miles655 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownFri 11:44 AM1783 km1108 miles963 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsFri 1:44 PM3324 km2065 miles1795 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteFri 9:44 AM3671 km2281 miles1982 nmWest W
LimaFri 2:44 PM4119 km2559 miles2224 nmEast E
QuitoFri 2:44 PM4422 km2748 miles2388 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CityFri 1:44 PM4430 km2753 miles2392 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 1:44 PM4445 km2762 miles2400 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 1:44 PM4458 km2770 miles2407 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaFri 1:44 PM4546 km2824 miles2454 nmNortheast NE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools