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: 6%

Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:37 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 12, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 41' North, Longitude: 103° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.83 meters/second, 1540.2 km/hour, 957.0 miles/hour or 831.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.95 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.7"956.76 miwest0° 05' 12.2"5.96 minorth956.55 mi
24 hours11° 38' 47.6"767.68 mieast1° 40' 14.0"114.90 minorth772.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Colima *Fri 3:44 PM179 km111 miles96 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Manzanillo *Fri 3:44 PM185 km115 miles100 nmNorthwest NW
Guadalajara *Fri 3:44 PM331 km206 miles179 nmNorth N
Acapulco *Fri 3:44 PM372 km231 miles201 nmEast-southeast ESE
Puerto Vallarta *Fri 3:44 PM382 km237 miles206 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Leon *Fri 3:44 PM422 km262 miles228 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Querétaro *Fri 3:44 PM446 km277 miles241 nmNortheast NE
Tepic *Fri 2:44 PM455 km283 miles246 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Cuernavaca *Fri 3:44 PM455 km283 miles246 nmEast-northeast ENE
Aguascalientes *Fri 3:44 PM474 km295 miles256 nmNorth-northeast NNE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools