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, August 18, 2013 at 03:10:00 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: 88%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:58 AM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1:46 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 03:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 10' South, Longitude: 88° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.25 meters/second, 1523.7 km/hour, 946.8 miles/hour or 822.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.9"15.78 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 minorth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 24' 01.4"946.53 miwest0° 05' 22.7"6.17 minorth946.79 mi
24 hours14° 14' 04.3"935.63 mieast2° 42' 42.7"186.48 minorth960.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 10:10 PM1440 km895 miles777 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSat 9:10 PM1911 km1187 miles1032 nmNorth N
GuayaquilSat 10:10 PM2018 km1254 miles1089 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSat 11:10 PM2211 km1374 miles1194 nmEast E
QuitoSat 10:10 PM2285 km1420 miles1234 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter IslandSat 9:10 PM2319 km1441 miles1252 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio BrancoSat 11:10 PM2445 km1519 miles1320 nmEast-northeast ENE
SantiagoSat 11:10 PM2482 km1542 miles1340 nmSoutheast SE
SucreSat 11:10 PM2492 km1549 miles1346 nmEast E
CórdobaSun 12:10 AM2887 km1794 miles1559 nmSoutheast SE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools