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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 Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 05:22:00 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: 100%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSunday, June 16, 2013 at 5:25 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:34 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 05:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 58' South, Longitude: 83° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.66 meters/second, 1503.6 km/hour, 934.3 miles/hour or 811.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.57 miwest0° 00' 02.0"0.04 minorth15.57 mi
1 hour14° 21' 52.9"933.99 miwest0° 02' 06.7"2.42 minorth934.10 mi
24 hours15° 06' 41.8"982.52 mieast1° 31' 48.1"105.24 minorth992.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 12:22 AM1144 km711 miles618 nmNortheast NE
La PazSun 1:22 AM1714 km1065 miles925 nmEast E
SucreSun 1:22 AM1961 km1219 miles1059 nmEast E
SantiagoSun 1:22 AM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilSun 12:22 AM2012 km1250 miles1086 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoSun 1:22 AM2053 km1275 miles1108 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:22 PM2197 km1365 miles1186 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoSun 12:22 AM2261 km1405 miles1221 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaSun 2:22 AM2349 km1459 miles1268 nmSoutheast SE
Easter IslandSat 11:22 PM2706 km1681 miles1461 nmWest-southwest WSW

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