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: 64%

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 22:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 49' South, Longitude: 57° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.10 meters/second, 1519.6 km/hour, 944.2 miles/hour or 820.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.74 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 24' 58.5"944.01 miwest0° 03' 42.8"4.26 minorth944.19 mi
24 hours13° 54' 26.3"910.70 mieast2° 02' 42.1"140.65 minorth926.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fuerte OlimpoFri 6:50 PM246 km153 miles133 nmSouth S
Santa CruzFri 6:50 PM582 km362 miles314 nmWest W
Barra do GarçasFri 7:50 PM671 km417 miles362 nmEast-northeast ENE
AsuncionFri 6:50 PM716 km445 miles387 nmSouth S
SucreFri 6:50 PM788 km490 miles425 nmWest W
BrasiliaFri 7:50 PM1105 km686 miles596 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazFri 6:50 PM1127 km700 miles608 nmWest-northwest WNW
São PauloFri 7:50 PM1271 km790 miles686 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoFri 6:50 PM1457 km905 miles787 nmNorthwest NW
CórdobaFri 7:50 PM1536 km954 miles829 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools