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: 100%
Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:26 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:53 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 02:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 09' North
Longitude: 37° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.49 meters/second, 1614.6 km/hour, 1003.3 miles/hour or 871.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 28.0"1003.22 miwest0° 11' 26.9"13.11 misouth1003.40 mi
24 hours11° 29' 55.3"794.24 mieast4° 39' 11.9"319.74 misouth857.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaMon 11:46 PM776 km482 miles419 nmSouth S
Fernando de NoronhaTue 12:46 AM951 km591 miles513 nmSoutheast SE
RecifeMon 11:46 PM1273 km791 miles687 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BelémMon 11:46 PM1343 km834 miles725 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneMon 11:46 PM1679 km1043 miles907 nmWest W
SalvadorMon 11:46 PM1787 km1110 miles965 nmSouth S
PraiaTue 1:46 AM1997 km1241 miles1078 nmNortheast NE
ParamariboMon 11:46 PM2003 km1244 miles1081 nmWest W
GeorgetownMon 10:46 PM2347 km1458 miles1267 nmWest W
BrasiliaMon 11:46 PM2396 km1489 miles1294 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools