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: 24%

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 Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 27' North, Longitude: 72° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.99 meters/second, 1533.6 km/hour, 952.9 miles/hour or 828.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.88 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.0"952.64 miwest0° 04' 31.2"5.18 minorth952.44 mi
24 hours11° 36' 33.9"761.89 mieast1° 23' 22.7"95.58 minorth764.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port-au-Prince *Sat 4:44 PM18 km11 miles10 nmEast-northeast ENE
Gonaïves *Sat 4:44 PM112 km70 miles61 nmNorth N
Cap-Haïtien *Sat 4:44 PM148 km92 miles80 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Labadee *Sat 4:44 PM150 km93 miles81 nmNorth N
Santiago de los CaballerosSat 4:44 PM218 km135 miles118 nmEast-northeast ENE
Puerto PlataSat 4:44 PM240 km149 miles130 nmNortheast NE
Santo DomingoSat 4:44 PM269 km167 miles145 nmEast E
Cockburn Town *Sat 4:44 PM363 km225 miles196 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago de Cuba *Sat 4:44 PM393 km244 miles212 nmWest-northwest WNW
Punta CanaSat 4:44 PM435 km270 miles235 nmEast E
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools