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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, March 4, 2013 at 09:52:00 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: 56%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:28 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:54 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 4, 2013 at 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 58' South, Longitude: 64° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.18 meters/second, 1509.1 km/hour, 937.7 miles/hour or 814.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.63 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 misouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 25' 01.1"937.38 miwest0° 02' 43.2"3.12 misouth937.25 mi
24 hours14° 04' 36.6"915.28 mieast0° 28' 29.7"32.67 misouth914.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SucreMon 5:52 AM136 km84 miles73 nmNorthwest NW
PotosiMon 5:52 AM145 km90 miles78 nmWest-northwest WNW
TarijaMon 5:52 AM176 km110 miles95 nmSouth S
Santa CruzMon 5:52 AM275 km171 miles148 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Ignacio de VelascoMon 5:52 AM540 km336 miles292 nmNortheast NE
SaltaMon 6:52 AM543 km337 miles293 nmSouth S
La PazMon 5:52 AM548 km341 miles296 nmNorthwest NW
TucumánMon 6:52 AM764 km474 miles412 nmSouth S
Asuncion *Mon 6:52 AM913 km567 miles493 nmSoutheast SE
RiberaltaMon 5:52 AM1006 km625 miles543 nmNorth N

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