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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 Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 09:50:00 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: 79%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:34 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, June 30, 2013 at 4:55 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 09:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 34' South, Longitude: 92° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.88 meters/second, 1601.6 km/hour, 995.2 miles/hour or 864.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.58 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 28' 51.3"995.09 miwest0° 11' 35.3"13.27 minorth995.37 mi
24 hours12° 09' 24.6"835.40 mieast4° 41' 09.3"321.98 minorth898.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsThu 3:50 AM686 km426 miles371 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilThu 4:50 AM1439 km894 miles777 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoThu 4:50 AM1667 km1036 miles900 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaThu 4:50 AM1764 km1096 miles953 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseThu 3:50 AM2031 km1262 miles1096 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaThu 3:50 AM2169 km1348 miles1171 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaThu 4:50 AM2217 km1377 miles1197 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 3:50 AM2264 km1407 miles1223 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaThu 3:50 AM2347 km1458 miles1267 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 3:50 AM2349 km1460 miles1268 nmNorth N

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