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: 50%

Previous phaseNew MoonSaturday, October 5, 2013 at 12:35 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:03 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 11, 2013 at 22:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 17' South, Longitude: 62° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.22 meters/second, 1534.4 km/hour, 953.4 miles/hour or 828.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.89 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 25' 54.1"953.21 miwest0° 05' 44.2"6.58 minorth953.48 mi
24 hours13° 25' 48.1"887.08 mieast2° 46' 01.8"190.27 minorth913.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa CruzFri 6:02 PM98 km61 miles53 nmSouthwest SW
San Ignacio de VelascoFri 6:02 PM185 km115 miles100 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreFri 6:02 PM358 km222 miles193 nmWest-southwest WSW
La PazFri 6:02 PM615 km382 miles332 nmWest W
RiberaltaFri 6:02 PM798 km496 miles431 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SaltaFri 7:02 PM886 km550 miles478 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CobijaFri 6:02 PM975 km606 miles526 nmNorthwest NW
Rio BrancoFri 6:02 PM997 km620 miles538 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Fri 7:02 PM1014 km630 miles548 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrasiliaFri 7:02 PM1560 km969 miles842 nmEast E

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools