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: 45%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, October 26, 2013 at 11:41 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:50 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 43' North, Longitude: 80° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.90 meters/second, 1580.0 km/hour, 981.8 miles/hour or 853.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.36 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 misouth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 32' 52.7"981.62 miwest0° 07' 43.2"8.84 misouth981.91 mi
24 hours10° 48' 02.9"728.83 mieast3° 20' 25.9"229.61 misouth768.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San AndrésSun 6:40 AM121 km75 miles66 nmWest W
Puerto CabezasSun 5:40 AM336 km209 miles181 nmWest-northwest WNW
PanamaSun 6:40 AM429 km266 miles231 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San JoseSun 5:40 AM491 km305 miles265 nmSouthwest SW
AlajuelaSun 5:40 AM497 km309 miles268 nmSouthwest SW
Santiago de VeraguasSun 6:40 AM513 km319 miles277 nmSouth S
DavidSun 6:40 AM516 km321 miles279 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MatagalpaSun 5:40 AM579 km360 miles313 nmWest W
MasayaSun 5:40 AM605 km376 miles327 nmWest W
CartagenaSun 6:40 AM606 km377 miles327 nmEast-southeast ESE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools