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

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 14:16:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 50%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:21 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 14:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 57' South, Longitude: 125° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.44 meters/second, 1538.8 km/hour, 956.2 miles/hour or 830.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.94 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 26' 43.0"955.86 miwest0° 07' 15.2"8.31 misouth955.59 mi
24 hours13° 37' 17.7"901.38 mieast2° 24' 21.8"165.48 misouth910.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 6:16 AM1019 km633 miles550 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sun 9:16 AM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSun 4:16 AM2560 km1591 miles1382 nmWest W
RarotongaSun 4:16 AM3632 km2257 miles1961 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 4:16 AM4069 km2528 miles2197 nmWest-northwest WNW
Galapagos IslandsSun 8:16 AM4314 km2680 miles2329 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiSun 3:16 AM4699 km2920 miles2537 nmWest W
Mexico CitySun 8:16 AM4949 km3075 miles2672 nmNortheast NE
Apia *Mon 4:16 AM4970 km3088 miles2683 nmWest W
GuatemalaSun 8:16 AM5190 km3225 miles2802 nmNortheast NE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools