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: 85%
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 Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 02:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 49' North
Longitude: 88° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.67 meters/second, 1510.8 km/hour, 938.8 miles/hour or 815.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.65 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.1"938.51 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth938.50 mi
24 hours11° 43' 00.2"757.78 mieast0° 22' 30.0"25.80 misouth759.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MeridaTue 8:52 PM101 km63 miles55 nmWest W
Playa del CarmenTue 8:52 PM167 km104 miles90 nmEast E
CozumelTue 8:52 PM182 km113 miles98 nmEast E
CancúnTue 8:52 PM193 km120 miles104 nmEast-northeast ENE
CampecheTue 8:52 PM223 km139 miles120 nmWest-southwest WSW
ChetumalTue 8:52 PM259 km161 miles140 nmSouth S
Orange Walk TownTue 8:52 PM303 km188 miles163 nmSouth S
San PedroTue 8:52 PM328 km204 miles177 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Belize CityTue 8:52 PM370 km230 miles200 nmSouth S
BelmopanTue 8:52 PM394 km245 miles213 nmSouth S
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools