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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 19:50:00 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

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 19:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 29' South, Longitude: 130° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.78 meters/second, 1572.4 km/hour, 977.0 miles/hour or 849.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.28 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 27' 48.0"976.82 miwest0° 09' 06.0"10.43 misouth976.59 mi
24 hours13° 13' 11.6"892.86 mieast3° 17' 33.3"226.36 misouth915.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSat 11:50 AM1395 km867 miles753 nmSouth S
PapeeteSat 9:50 AM2092 km1300 miles1130 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sat 2:50 PM2762 km1716 miles1492 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaSat 9:50 AM3229 km2007 miles1744 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 9:50 AM3334 km2072 miles1800 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSat 8:50 AM4245 km2637 miles2292 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 9:50 AM4438 km2758 miles2397 nmWest W
HonoluluSat 9:50 AM4767 km2962 miles2574 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaSun 8:50 AM4812 km2990 miles2598 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CitySat 1:50 PM4951 km3077 miles2673 nmNortheast NE

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