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: 51%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:03 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, October 18, 2013 at 11:38 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 00:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 05' South, Longitude: 93° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.75 meters/second, 1536.3 km/hour, 954.6 miles/hour or 829.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.91 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 minorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 25' 59.6"954.39 miwest0° 05' 58.3"6.85 minorth954.67 mi
24 hours13° 23' 21.9"885.39 mieast2° 51' 07.6"196.11 minorth913.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsFri 6:12 PM1845 km1146 miles996 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaFri 7:12 PM1877 km1166 miles1014 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Fri 7:12 PM1955 km1215 miles1056 nmSouthwest SW
GuayaquilFri 7:12 PM2231 km1386 miles1205 nmNortheast NE
QuitoFri 7:12 PM2499 km1553 miles1349 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 8:12 PM2723 km1692 miles1470 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 8:12 PM2905 km1805 miles1569 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Fri 9:12 PM2930 km1821 miles1582 nmSoutheast SE
SucreFri 8:12 PM3014 km1873 miles1627 nmEast E
San JoseFri 6:12 PM3169 km1969 miles1711 nmNorth-northeast NNE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools