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: 95%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:39 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:57 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 09' North, Longitude: 102° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.70 meters/second, 1611.7 km/hour, 1001.5 miles/hour or 870.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 32' 07.6"1001.44 miwest0° 11' 05.2"12.70 misouth1001.67 mi
24 hours11° 10' 52.1"770.35 mieast4° 32' 34.8"312.17 misouth832.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoTue 2:34 AM1326 km824 miles716 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsTue 2:34 AM1593 km990 miles860 nmEast-southeast ESE
Mexico CityTue 2:34 AM1623 km1009 miles876 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaTue 2:34 AM1686 km1047 miles910 nmNortheast NE
VeracruzTue 2:34 AM1702 km1058 miles919 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuadalajaraTue 2:34 AM1718 km1068 miles928 nmNorth N
Santa AnaTue 2:34 AM1733 km1077 miles936 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorTue 2:34 AM1748 km1086 miles944 nmNortheast NE
LeonTue 2:34 AM1774 km1103 miles958 nmNorth N
AguascalientesTue 2:34 AM1848 km1148 miles998 nmNorth N
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools