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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 Friday, March 15, 2013 at 20:54:00 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: 16%

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 Friday, March 15, 2013 at 20:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 13' North, Longitude: 86° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.27 meters/second, 1552.6 km/hour, 964.7 miles/hour or 838.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.08 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 31' 15.4"964.48 miwest0° 06' 34.0"7.53 minorth964.24 mi
24 hours11° 32' 15.5"766.39 mieast2° 14' 16.9"153.91 minorth777.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RoatánFri 2:54 PM15 km9 miles8 nmNorthwest NW
La CeibaFri 2:54 PM61 km38 miles33 nmSouthwest SW
GuanajaFri 2:54 PM64 km40 miles34 nmEast-northeast ENE
TelaFri 2:54 PM119 km74 miles64 nmWest-southwest WSW
CholomaFri 2:54 PM176 km109 miles95 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Pedro SulaFri 2:54 PM190 km118 miles103 nmWest-southwest WSW
DangrigaFri 2:54 PM207 km129 miles112 nmWest-northwest WNW
Belize CityFri 2:54 PM234 km145 miles126 nmNorthwest NW
San PedroFri 2:54 PM248 km154 miles134 nmNorthwest NW
TegucigalpaFri 2:54 PM252 km156 miles136 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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