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 7:51 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:27 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 27' North, Longitude: 104° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.12 meters/second, 1595.2 km/hour, 991.2 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"991.10 miwest0° 09' 57.2"11.40 minorth990.93 mi
24 hours11° 23' 47.4"777.63 mieast3° 42' 06.6"254.44 minorth813.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoWed 2:34 PM968 km602 miles523 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Puerto VallartaWed 2:34 PM1235 km767 miles667 nmNorth N
GuadalajaraWed 2:34 PM1249 km776 miles674 nmNorth N
Mexico CityWed 2:34 PM1256 km780 miles678 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LeonWed 2:34 PM1335 km830 miles721 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesWed 2:34 PM1395 km867 miles753 nmNorth N
VeracruzWed 2:34 PM1417 km880 miles765 nmNortheast NE
San Luis PotosiWed 2:34 PM1460 km907 miles789 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MazatlanWed 1:34 PM1534 km953 miles828 nmNorth N
GuatemalaWed 2:34 PM1646 km1023 miles889 nmEast-northeast ENE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools