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: 60%
Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:39 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 19' North
Longitude: 90° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.48 meters/second, 1553.3 km/hour, 965.2 miles/hour or 838.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.09 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 32' 04.7"965.01 miwest0° 06' 44.5"7.73 minorth964.77 mi
24 hours11° 15' 29.1"747.53 mieast2° 19' 56.8"160.42 minorth760.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BelmopanSat 6:36 PM175 km109 miles95 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSat 6:36 PM194 km120 miles105 nmSouth-southwest SSW
QuetzaltenangoSat 6:36 PM222 km138 miles120 nmSouthwest SW
EscuintlaSat 6:36 PM235 km146 miles127 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Belize CitySat 6:36 PM242 km150 miles130 nmEast-northeast ENE
CholomaSat 6:36 PM243 km151 miles131 nmEast-southeast ESE
San Pedro SulaSat 6:36 PM243 km151 miles131 nmEast-southeast ESE
Orange Walk TownSat 6:36 PM255 km158 miles137 nmNortheast NE
Santa AnaSat 6:36 PM263 km164 miles142 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San SalvadorSat 6:36 PM305 km190 miles165 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools