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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, November 2, 2013 at 17:40:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, October 26, 2013 at 11:42 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 09' South, Longitude: 99° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.41 meters/second, 1574.7 km/hour, 978.5 miles/hour or 850.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.31 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 27' 57.8"978.24 miwest0° 09' 14.3"10.58 misouth978.01 mi
24 hours13° 09' 22.9"889.69 mieast3° 21' 39.3"231.05 misouth913.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:40 AM1654 km1028 miles893 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Sat 12:40 PM1948 km1211 miles1052 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GuayaquilSat 12:40 PM2421 km1505 miles1307 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSat 12:40 PM2441 km1517 miles1318 nmEast E
QuitoSat 12:40 PM2665 km1656 miles1439 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseSat 11:40 AM2976 km1849 miles1607 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSat 11:40 AM3058 km1900 miles1651 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorSat 11:40 AM3075 km1911 miles1660 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSat 11:40 AM3119 km1938 miles1684 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaSat 11:40 AM3200 km1988 miles1728 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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