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 10, 2013 at 19:06:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:21 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 16' South, Longitude: 98° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.29 meters/second, 1599.4 km/hour, 993.9 miles/hour or 863.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.56 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 28' 59.0"993.75 miwest0° 11' 42.8"13.41 minorth994.06 mi
24 hours12° 09' 06.2"833.80 mieast4° 46' 16.9"327.85 minorth899.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:06 PM1207 km750 miles652 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilSun 2:06 PM2130 km1323 miles1150 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSun 2:06 PM2345 km1457 miles1266 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSun 2:06 PM2406 km1495 miles1299 nmEast-southeast ESE
Easter Island *Sun 2:06 PM2477 km1539 miles1337 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San JoseSun 1:06 PM2480 km1541 miles1339 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 1:06 PM2534 km1574 miles1368 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSun 1:06 PM2535 km1575 miles1369 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSun 1:06 PM2573 km1599 miles1389 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaSun 1:06 PM2666 km1657 miles1440 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools