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

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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:50 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, November 10, 2013 at 5:58 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 23' South, Longitude: 72° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.57 meters/second, 1550.1 km/hour, 963.2 miles/hour or 837.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.05 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 misouth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 26' 16.1"962.98 miwest0° 07' 27.2"8.54 misouth962.73 mi
24 hours13° 47' 39.7"920.08 mieast2° 30' 53.0"172.94 misouth930.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArequipaSun 11:40 AM131 km81 miles71 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CuzcoSun 11:40 AM206 km128 miles111 nmNorth N
La PazSun 12:40 PM446 km277 miles241 nmEast-southeast ESE
LimaSun 11:40 AM645 km401 miles348 nmNorthwest NW
Rio BrancoSun 12:40 PM760 km472 miles410 nmNortheast NE
SucreSun 12:40 PM835 km519 miles451 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilSun 11:40 AM1688 km1049 miles911 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoSun 11:40 AM1816 km1129 miles981 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Sun 1:40 PM1866 km1160 miles1008 nmSoutheast SE
ManausSun 12:40 PM1899 km1180 miles1026 nmNortheast NE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools