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: 97%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:32 PM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:28 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 04:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 22' North, Longitude: 78° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.46 meters/second, 1585.7 km/hour, 985.3 miles/hour or 856.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.42 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 misouth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 31' 36.2"985.12 miwest0° 09' 24.9"10.79 misouth985.45 mi
24 hours11° 20' 32.6"769.21 mieast4° 01' 20.6"276.45 misouth821.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PanamaSat 11:02 PM303 km188 miles164 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CartagenaSat 11:02 PM304 km189 miles164 nmEast-southeast ESE
BarranquillaSat 11:02 PM369 km229 miles199 nmEast E
MonteríaSat 11:02 PM382 km237 miles206 nmSoutheast SE
Santiago de VeraguasSat 11:02 PM477 km296 miles258 nmSouthwest SW
DavidSat 11:02 PM571 km355 miles308 nmSouthwest SW
MedellinSat 11:02 PM632 km393 miles341 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Puerto CabezasSat 10:02 PM639 km397 miles345 nmWest-northwest WNW
San JoseSat 10:02 PM668 km415 miles361 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlajuelaSat 10:02 PM680 km422 miles367 nmWest-southwest WSW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools