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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.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 01:50:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 63%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:04 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, October 18, 2013 at 11:39 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 01:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 00' South, Longitude: 103° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.75 meters/second, 1561.5 km/hour, 970.3 miles/hour or 843.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.17 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 minorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 27' 12.6"970.09 miwest0° 08' 25.4"9.65 minorth970.43 mi
24 hours12° 53' 22.9"865.16 mieast3° 42' 42.2"255.14 minorth908.08 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 *Sat 8:50 PM1565 km972 miles845 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 7:50 PM2119 km1316 miles1144 nmNortheast NE
LimaSat 8:50 PM2891 km1797 miles1561 nmEast E
AdamstownSat 5:50 PM3028 km1881 miles1635 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuitoSat 8:50 PM3160 km1964 miles1706 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseSat 7:50 PM3416 km2123 miles1844 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 7:50 PM3452 km2145 miles1864 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSat 7:50 PM3470 km2156 miles1873 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSat 7:50 PM3478 km2161 miles1878 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaSat 7:50 PM3594 km2233 miles1940 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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