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: 63%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:09 PM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:13 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 13, 2013 at 20:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 56' South, Longitude: 28° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.79 meters/second, 1518.4 km/hour, 943.5 miles/hour or 819.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.73 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.06 minorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 24' 57.0"943.25 miwest0° 03' 27.6"3.97 minorth943.43 mi
24 hours13° 55' 36.3"911.27 mieast1° 56' 57.1"134.05 minorth926.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorFri 5:50 PM1215 km755 miles656 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeFri 5:50 PM1359 km845 miles734 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de JaneiroFri 5:50 PM1545 km960 miles834 nmWest-southwest WSW
São PauloFri 5:50 PM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 5:50 PM1980 km1230 miles1069 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrasiliaFri 5:50 PM2040 km1268 miles1102 nmWest W
JamestownFri 8:50 PM2489 km1547 miles1344 nmEast E
BelémFri 5:50 PM2878 km1788 miles1554 nmNorthwest NW
AsuncionFri 4:50 PM3035 km1886 miles1639 nmWest-southwest WSW
MontevideoFri 5:50 PM3213 km1997 miles1735 nmSouthwest SW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools