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

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 10:54:00 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: 48%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSunday, June 30, 2013 at 4:55 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, July 8, 2013 at 7:16 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 10:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 17' North, Longitude: 72° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.77 meters/second, 1604.8 km/hour, 997.1 miles/hour or 866.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.62 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.9"997.04 miwest0° 10' 19.7"11.83 minorth996.92 mi
24 hours11° 12' 54.7"769.53 mieast3° 53' 42.3"267.69 minorth811.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San CristóbalSun 6:24 AM58 km36 miles31 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CúcutaSun 5:54 AM70 km44 miles38 nmNorth N
BucaramangaSun 5:54 AM80 km50 miles43 nmWest-southwest WSW
BogotaSun 5:54 AM344 km214 miles186 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MedellinSun 5:54 AM365 km227 miles197 nmWest-southwest WSW
VillavicencioSun 5:54 AM370 km230 miles200 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaracaiboSun 6:24 AM393 km244 miles212 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonteríaSun 5:54 AM411 km255 miles222 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManizalesSun 5:54 AM420 km261 miles227 nmSouthwest SW
PereiraSun 5:54 AM450 km280 miles243 nmSouthwest SW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools