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: 5%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:53 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:28 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 20:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 26' North, Longitude: 102° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.16 meters/second, 1595.4 km/hour, 991.3 miles/hour or 861.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.52 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 31' 31.9"991.19 miwest0° 09' 57.9"11.42 minorth991.01 mi
24 hours11° 23' 46.6"777.68 mieast3° 42' 23.4"254.77 minorth813.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoWed 2:24 PM852 km529 miles460 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa María HuatulcoWed 2:24 PM941 km585 miles508 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityWed 2:24 PM1149 km714 miles620 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VeracruzWed 2:24 PM1251 km777 miles675 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuadalajaraWed 2:24 PM1252 km778 miles676 nmNorth N
Puerto VallartaWed 2:24 PM1284 km798 miles693 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LeonWed 2:24 PM1299 km807 miles702 nmNorth N
AguascalientesWed 2:24 PM1375 km854 miles742 nmNorth N
GuatemalaWed 2:24 PM1376 km855 miles743 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Luis PotosiWed 2:24 PM1412 km878 miles763 nmNorth N

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools