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

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 16:40:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonSaturday, October 5, 2013 at 12:36 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 35' South, Longitude: 65° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.91 meters/second, 1590.9 km/hour, 988.5 miles/hour or 859.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.47 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 29' 27.5"988.36 miwest0° 09' 59.5"11.44 misouth988.18 mi
24 hours12° 29' 24.9"851.92 mieast3° 44' 49.3"257.55 misouth884.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RiberaltaSat 12:40 PM161 km100 miles87 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Porto AcreSat 12:40 PM200 km124 miles108 nmWest W
Porto VelhoSat 12:40 PM221 km137 miles119 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rio BrancoSat 12:40 PM234 km145 miles126 nmWest W
CobijaSat 12:40 PM369 km230 miles199 nmWest-southwest WSW
La PazSat 12:40 PM808 km502 miles436 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 11:40 AM841 km522 miles454 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 12:40 PM911 km566 miles492 nmSoutheast SE
ManausSat 12:40 PM954 km593 miles515 nmNortheast NE
SucreSat 12:40 PM1046 km650 miles565 nmSouth S
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools