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: 94%

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 Monday, August 19, 2013 at 02:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 35' South, Longitude: 60° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.46 meters/second, 1546.1 km/hour, 960.7 miles/hour or 834.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"16.01 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 24' 53.1"960.47 miwest0° 08' 05.8"9.28 minorth960.83 mi
24 hours13° 48' 23.2"919.95 mieast3° 40' 43.1"252.90 minorth961.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Ignacio de VelascoSun 10:10 PM118 km73 miles64 nmSouthwest SW
Santa CruzSun 10:10 PM398 km248 miles215 nmSouthwest SW
SucreSun 10:10 PM658 km409 miles355 nmSouthwest SW
RiberaltaSun 10:10 PM809 km503 miles437 nmNorthwest NW
La PazSun 10:10 PM852 km529 miles460 nmWest W
Rio BrancoSun 10:10 PM1031 km641 miles557 nmNorthwest NW
AsuncionSun 10:10 PM1107 km688 miles598 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrasiliaSun 11:10 PM1323 km822 miles714 nmEast E
ManausSun 10:10 PM1379 km857 miles745 nmNorth N
São PauloSun 11:10 PM1676 km1041 miles905 nmSoutheast SE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools