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 Monday, August 19, 2013 at 02:50:00 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: 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 02:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 30' South, Longitude: 69° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.66 meters/second, 1546.8 km/hour, 961.1 miles/hour or 835.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"16.02 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 24' 55.0"960.93 miwest0° 08' 09.9"9.36 minorth961.29 mi
24 hours13° 47' 31.7"919.40 mieast3° 42' 09.7"254.55 minorth961.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArequipaSun 9:50 PM208 km130 miles113 nmWest-southwest WSW
La PazSun 10:50 PM214 km133 miles115 nmEast-southeast ESE
Machu Picchu PuebloSun 9:50 PM389 km242 miles210 nmNorthwest NW
CobijaSun 10:50 PM508 km316 miles274 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreSun 10:50 PM624 km388 miles337 nmSoutheast SE
RiberaltaSun 10:50 PM643 km400 miles347 nmNortheast NE
Rio BrancoSun 10:50 PM648 km403 miles350 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSun 9:50 PM866 km538 miles468 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Ignacio de VelascoSun 10:50 PM955 km593 miles516 nmEast E
AsuncionSun 10:50 PM1670 km1038 miles902 nmSoutheast SE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools