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: 92%
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 Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 05:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 21' North
Longitude: 108° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.87 meters/second, 1515.1 km/hour, 941.5 miles/hour or 818.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.69 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 misouth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 41.3"941.22 miwest0° 02' 21.5"2.70 misouth941.34 mi
24 hours11° 41' 50.8"758.79 mieast1° 22' 50.6"94.98 misouth767.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto VallartaWed 11:02 PM330 km205 miles178 nmEast E
MazatlanWed 10:02 PM377 km234 miles203 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TepicWed 10:02 PM385 km239 miles208 nmEast-northeast ENE
ColimaWed 11:02 PM504 km313 miles272 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuadalajaraWed 11:02 PM526 km327 miles284 nmEast E
FresnilloWed 11:02 PM650 km404 miles351 nmEast-northeast ENE
AguascalientesWed 11:02 PM654 km406 miles353 nmEast-northeast ENE
LeonWed 11:02 PM702 km436 miles379 nmEast E
San Luis PotosiWed 11:02 PM794 km494 miles429 nmEast-northeast ENE
ChihuahuaWed 10:02 PM946 km588 miles511 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools