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 phaseFull MoonWednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1:46 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, August 28, 2013 at 9:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, August 23, 2013 at 05:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 34' North, Longitude: 49° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.84 meters/second, 1612.2 km/hour, 1001.8 miles/hour or 870.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 46.2"1001.71 miwest0° 11' 40.2"13.36 minorth1001.72 mi
24 hours11° 58' 18.4"827.27 mieast4° 29' 50.7"309.03 minorth880.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneFri 2:00 AM438 km272 miles237 nmNorthwest NW
BelémFri 2:00 AM450 km280 miles243 nmSouth S
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniFri 2:00 AM630 km391 miles340 nmWest-northwest WNW
ParamariboFri 2:00 AM757 km470 miles409 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nieuw NickerieFri 2:00 AM945 km587 miles510 nmWest-northwest WNW
New AmsterdamFri 1:00 AM1012 km629 miles546 nmWest-northwest WNW
GeorgetownFri 1:00 AM1103 km685 miles595 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausFri 1:00 AM1361 km846 miles735 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 2:00 AM1369 km851 miles739 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port of SpainFri 1:00 AM1631 km1013 miles881 nmNorthwest NW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools