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: 6%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:53 PM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 14' South, Longitude: 104° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.13 meters/second, 1591.7 km/hour, 989.0 miles/hour or 859.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.48 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 29' 01.1"988.96 miwest0° 10' 57.0"12.54 minorth989.29 mi
24 hours12° 10' 25.7"831.26 mieast4° 32' 37.8"312.27 minorth892.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:20 AM1908 km1185 miles1030 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Sat 12:20 PM2036 km1265 miles1099 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LimaSat 12:20 PM3039 km1889 miles1641 nmEast E
San SalvadorSat 11:20 AM3059 km1901 miles1652 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSat 11:20 AM3065 km1904 miles1655 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoSat 12:20 PM3067 km1906 miles1656 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseSat 11:20 AM3114 km1935 miles1682 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSat 11:20 AM3121 km1939 miles1685 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownSat 9:20 AM3212 km1996 miles1734 nmSouthwest SW
TegucigalpaSat 11:20 AM3219 km2000 miles1738 nmNortheast NE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools