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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:15 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:29 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 17:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 44' North, Longitude: 91° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.14 meters/second, 1548.5 km/hour, 962.2 miles/hour or 836.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.04 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 31' 15.2"961.94 miwest0° 05' 59.9"6.88 minorth961.72 mi
24 hours11° 34' 04.6"766.39 mieast2° 00' 38.1"138.27 minorth774.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Cristobal de las Casas *Thu 12:48 PM141 km88 miles76 nmWest W
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Thu 12:48 PM192 km120 miles104 nmWest W
QuetzaltenangoThu 11:48 AM211 km131 miles114 nmSouth S
Villahermosa *Thu 12:48 PM218 km136 miles118 nmNorthwest NW
GuatemalaThu 11:48 AM249 km155 miles134 nmSouth-southeast SSE
EscuintlaThu 11:48 AM275 km171 miles148 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BelmopanThu 11:48 AM276 km172 miles149 nmEast-northeast ENE
Punta GordaThu 11:48 AM277 km172 miles149 nmEast-southeast ESE
Orange Walk TownThu 11:48 AM328 km204 miles177 nmEast-northeast ENE
DangrigaThu 11:48 AM330 km205 miles178 nmEast E

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools