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: 10%

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 Monday, October 7, 2013 at 21:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 55' South, Longitude: 112° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.30 meters/second, 1538.3 km/hour, 955.8 miles/hour or 830.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.93 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 26' 20.1"955.58 miwest0° 05' 59.3"6.86 misouth955.35 mi
24 hours13° 40' 39.7"905.22 mieast1° 53' 12.7"129.77 misouth909.82 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 *Mon 4:42 PM1182 km735 miles638 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownMon 1:42 PM2005 km1246 miles1083 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsMon 3:42 PM3103 km1928 miles1676 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaMon 4:42 PM3893 km2419 miles2102 nmEast E
PapeeteMon 11:42 AM3900 km2423 miles2106 nmWest W
QuitoMon 4:42 PM4194 km2606 miles2264 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaMon 3:42 PM4263 km2649 miles2302 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorMon 3:42 PM4270 km2653 miles2305 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Mon 4:42 PM4291 km2666 miles2317 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseMon 3:42 PM4341 km2698 miles2344 nmNortheast NE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools