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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 Monday, April 1, 2013 at 08:34:00 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: 71%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, March 27, 2013 at 9:29 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:38 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 1, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 14' South, Longitude: 61° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.11 meters/second, 1505.2 km/hour, 935.3 miles/hour or 812.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.59 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 misouth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 24' 19.0"935.00 miwest0° 00' 24.4"0.47 misouth934.98 mi
24 hours14° 11' 34.6"921.23 mieast0° 27' 45.3"31.82 minorth923.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa CruzMon 4:34 AM314 km195 miles169 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SucreMon 4:34 AM398 km247 miles215 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Ignacio de VelascoMon 4:34 AM434 km270 miles234 nmNorth N
SaltaMon 5:34 AM632 km393 miles341 nmSouthwest SW
AsuncionMon 4:34 AM697 km433 miles376 nmSoutheast SE
La PazMon 4:34 AM796 km495 miles430 nmWest-northwest WNW
TucumánMon 5:34 AM813 km505 miles439 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CórdobaMon 5:34 AM1263 km785 miles682 nmSouth S
Rio BrancoMon 4:34 AM1311 km815 miles708 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RosarioMon 5:34 AM1412 km878 miles763 nmSouth S

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