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: 35%

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 Friday, November 8, 2013 at 22:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 13' South, Longitude: 78° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.95 meters/second, 1551.4 km/hour, 964.0 miles/hour or 837.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.07 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 minorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 26' 23.1"963.82 miwest0° 07' 40.6"8.80 minorth964.15 mi
24 hours13° 08' 59.3"877.74 mieast3° 26' 54.8"237.08 minorth915.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 5:00 PM379 km236 miles205 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Machu Picchu PuebloFri 5:00 PM673 km418 miles364 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazFri 6:00 PM1108 km688 miles598 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 6:00 PM1286 km799 miles695 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilFri 5:00 PM1448 km900 miles782 nmNorth N
SucreFri 6:00 PM1459 km907 miles788 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoFri 5:00 PM1658 km1030 miles895 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsFri 4:00 PM2007 km1247 miles1083 nmNorthwest NW
Santiago *Fri 7:00 PM2162 km1344 miles1168 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BogotaFri 5:00 PM2247 km1396 miles1213 nmNorth-northeast NNE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools