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: 2%

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 Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 28' South, Longitude: 34° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.35 meters/second, 1606.9 km/hour, 998.5 miles/hour or 867.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.64 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 29' 56.8"998.37 miwest0° 11' 36.5"13.29 minorth998.61 mi
24 hours11° 50' 55.0"815.86 mieast4° 41' 47.9"322.71 minorth879.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NatalSun 10:20 AM89 km55 miles48 nmWest-southwest WSW
João PessoaSun 10:20 AM186 km115 miles100 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Campina GrandeSun 10:20 AM246 km153 miles133 nmSouthwest SW
Fernando de NoronhaSun 11:20 AM289 km180 miles156 nmNortheast NE
RecifeSun 10:20 AM295 km183 miles159 nmSouth S
MaceióSun 10:20 AM484 km301 miles261 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FortalezaSun 10:20 AM491 km305 miles265 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSun 10:20 AM938 km583 miles506 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémSun 10:20 AM1615 km1004 miles872 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaSun 10:20 AM1855 km1153 miles1002 nmSouthwest SW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools