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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 Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 05:48:00 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: 100%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, October 18, 2013 at 11:39 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, October 26, 2013 at 11:42 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 05:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 54' North, Longitude: 88° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.98 meters/second, 1580.3 km/hour, 982.0 miles/hour or 853.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.37 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 30' 17.8"981.81 miwest0° 08' 44.6"10.02 minorth981.60 mi
24 hours11° 54' 50.2"806.46 mieast3° 09' 33.3"217.19 minorth830.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LeónFri 11:48 PM146 km91 miles79 nmEast-northeast ENE
San MiguelFri 11:48 PM176 km109 miles95 nmNorth N
ManaguaFri 11:48 PM203 km126 miles110 nmEast E
San VicenteFri 11:48 PM207 km129 miles112 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MasayaFri 11:48 PM219 km136 miles118 nmEast E
San SalvadorFri 11:48 PM232 km144 miles125 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TegucigalpaFri 11:48 PM260 km162 miles140 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MatagalpaFri 11:48 PM264 km164 miles142 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santa AnaFri 11:48 PM281 km174 miles151 nmNorthwest NW
EscuintlaFri 11:48 PM394 km245 miles213 nmNorthwest NW

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