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: 68%
Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:33 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, June 30, 2013 at 4:54 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 28, 2013 at 10:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 41' South
Longitude: 94° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.41 meters/second, 1614.3 km/hour, 1003.1 miles/hour or 871.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 23.7"1003.07 miwest0° 11' 43.7"13.43 minorth1003.21 mi
24 hours11° 38' 14.2"804.67 mieast4° 37' 05.3"317.33 minorth865.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsFri 4:50 AM578 km359 miles312 nmEast E
GuayaquilFri 5:50 AM1652 km1026 miles892 nmEast E
San JoseFri 4:50 AM1745 km1084 miles942 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaFri 4:50 AM1794 km1115 miles969 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorFri 4:50 AM1808 km1123 miles976 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoFri 5:50 AM1814 km1127 miles980 nmEast E
Santa AnaFri 4:50 AM1825 km1134 miles986 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 4:50 AM1861 km1156 miles1005 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaFri 4:50 AM1930 km1199 miles1042 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaFri 5:50 AM2060 km1280 miles1112 nmNortheast NE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools