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: 74%
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 Friday, February 1, 2013 at 06:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 13' South
Longitude: 43° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.99 meters/second, 1598.4 km/hour, 993.2 miles/hour or 863.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.55 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 30' 17.6"993.08 miwest0° 10' 58.8"12.58 misouth992.93 mi
24 hours12° 08' 28.4"831.27 mieast4° 11' 12.9"287.79 misouth874.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaFri 3:50 AM715 km444 miles386 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorFri 3:50 AM739 km459 miles399 nmSoutheast SE
RecifeFri 3:50 AM921 km572 miles497 nmEast E
BelémFri 3:50 AM948 km589 miles512 nmNorthwest NW
Brasilia *Fri 4:50 AM978 km608 miles528 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 4:50 AM1632 km1014 miles881 nmSouth S
São Paulo *Fri 4:50 AM1736 km1079 miles937 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CayenneFri 3:50 AM1771 km1100 miles956 nmNorthwest NW
ManausFri 2:50 AM1942 km1207 miles1049 nmWest-northwest WNW
ParamariboFri 3:50 AM2041 km1268 miles1102 nmNorthwest NW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools