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: 61%

Previous phaseFull MoonThursday, April 25, 2013 at 7:59 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:16 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 11:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 35' South, Longitude: 91° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.38 meters/second, 1549.4 km/hour, 962.7 miles/hour or 836.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.04 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 minorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 26' 46.2"962.54 miwest0° 07' 57.9"9.13 minorth962.89 mi
24 hours12° 56' 23.1"862.20 mieast3° 32' 56.3"243.98 minorth902.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaWed 6:24 AM1583 km984 miles855 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsWed 5:24 AM1635 km1016 miles883 nmNorth N
GuayaquilWed 6:24 AM1932 km1201 miles1043 nmNortheast NE
QuitoWed 6:24 AM2201 km1367 miles1188 nmNortheast NE
Easter IslandWed 5:24 AM2264 km1407 miles1222 nmSouthwest SW
La PazWed 7:24 AM2473 km1536 miles1335 nmEast E
Rio BrancoWed 7:24 AM2615 km1625 miles1412 nmEast E
SucreWed 7:24 AM2784 km1730 miles1503 nmEast-southeast ESE
SantiagoWed 7:24 AM2861 km1778 miles1545 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaWed 6:24 AM2928 km1819 miles1581 nmNortheast NE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools