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 01:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 60' South, Longitude: 105° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.95 meters/second, 1537.0 km/hour, 955.1 miles/hour or 829.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.92 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 minorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 26' 01.9"954.85 miwest0° 06' 03.7"6.95 minorth955.13 mi
24 hours13° 22' 25.1"884.74 mieast2° 53' 03.5"198.32 minorth912.94 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 *Fri 8:02 PM1178 km732 miles636 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsFri 7:02 PM2507 km1558 miles1354 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownFri 5:02 PM2683 km1667 miles1449 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaFri 8:02 PM3136 km1948 miles1693 nmEast E
QuitoFri 8:02 PM3512 km2183 miles1897 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseFri 7:02 PM3813 km2369 miles2059 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 7:02 PM3850 km2392 miles2079 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaFri 7:02 PM3869 km2404 miles2089 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaFri 7:02 PM3873 km2407 miles2091 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Fri 10:02 PM3946 km2452 miles2131 nmSoutheast SE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools