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: 77%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:10 PM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:15 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 11' South, Longitude: 118° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.61 meters/second, 1543.0 km/hour, 958.8 miles/hour or 833.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.98 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 minorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 25' 46.7"958.57 miwest0° 07' 07.3"8.16 minorth958.89 mi
24 hours13° 29' 54.3"896.73 mieast3° 17' 50.2"226.69 minorth931.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sat 11:00 PM1511 km939 miles816 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownSat 8:00 PM1585 km985 miles856 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteSat 6:00 PM3347 km2080 miles1807 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsSat 10:00 PM3560 km2212 miles1922 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaSat 6:00 PM4413 km2742 miles2383 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico City *Sat 11:00 PM4456 km2769 miles2406 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSat 11:00 PM4456 km2769 miles2406 nmEast E
GuatemalaSat 10:00 PM4564 km2836 miles2464 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 10:00 PM4591 km2853 miles2479 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSat 11:00 PM4697 km2918 miles2536 nmEast-northeast ENE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools