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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.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, February 11, 2013 at 20:24:00 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: 3%

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 Monday, February 11, 2013 at 20:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 14' South, Longitude: 105° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.22 meters/second, 1613.6 km/hour, 1002.6 miles/hour or 871.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.71 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 18.8"1002.57 miwest0° 12' 01.9"13.78 minorth1002.73 mi
24 hours11° 41' 30.1"808.11 mieast4° 45' 37.3"327.08 minorth872.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsMon 2:24 PM1735 km1078 miles937 nmEast E
AcapulcoMon 2:24 PM2187 km1359 miles1181 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaMon 2:24 PM2463 km1530 miles1330 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityMon 2:24 PM2485 km1544 miles1342 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorMon 2:24 PM2491 km1548 miles1345 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraMon 2:24 PM2541 km1579 miles1372 nmNorth N
VeracruzMon 2:24 PM2565 km1594 miles1385 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaMon 2:24 PM2625 km1631 miles1417 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaMon 2:24 PM2676 km1663 miles1445 nmNortheast NE
San JoseMon 2:24 PM2694 km1674 miles1455 nmEast-northeast ENE

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