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: 50%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 13:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 48' South, Longitude: 108° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.80 meters/second, 1540.1 km/hour, 957.0 miles/hour or 831.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.95 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 misouth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 26' 48.0"956.68 miwest0° 07' 22.0"8.44 misouth956.40 mi
24 hours13° 35' 27.5"900.04 mieast2° 27' 28.0"169.03 misouth909.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sun 8:06 AM1141 km709 miles616 nmSouth S
AdamstownSun 5:06 AM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 7:06 AM2729 km1696 miles1474 nmNortheast NE
LimaSun 8:06 AM3444 km2140 miles1859 nmEast E
QuitoSun 8:06 AM3779 km2348 miles2040 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorSun 7:06 AM3994 km2482 miles2156 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSun 7:06 AM4004 km2488 miles2162 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseSun 7:06 AM4006 km2489 miles2163 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSun 7:06 AM4039 km2510 miles2181 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CitySun 7:06 AM4140 km2572 miles2235 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools