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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.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, August 19, 2013 at 04:00:00 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: 95%

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 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 20' South, Longitude: 86° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.02 meters/second, 1548.1 km/hour, 961.9 miles/hour or 835.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.03 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 24' 58.4"961.72 miwest0° 08' 17.3"9.50 minorth962.09 mi
24 hours13° 46' 01.0"918.42 mieast3° 44' 39.0"257.39 minorth961.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 11:00 PM1102 km684 miles595 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSun 10:00 PM1629 km1012 miles880 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuayaquilSun 11:00 PM1629 km1012 miles880 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoSun 11:00 PM1896 km1178 miles1024 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazMidnight Sun-Mon1987 km1235 miles1073 nmEast E
Rio BrancoMidnight Sun-Mon2129 km1323 miles1150 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreMidnight Sun-Mon2310 km1436 miles1248 nmEast-southeast ESE
SantiagoMidnight Sun-Mon2571 km1598 miles1388 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaSun 11:00 PM2607 km1620 miles1408 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter IslandSun 10:00 PM2683 km1667 miles1449 nmWest-southwest WSW

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