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

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, November 8, 2013 at 22:52:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 36%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:51 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, November 10, 2013 at 5:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 8, 2013 at 22:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 07' South, Longitude: 90° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.19 meters/second, 1552.3 km/hour, 964.5 miles/hour or 838.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.08 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 26' 26.3"964.37 miwest0° 07' 45.3"8.89 minorth964.70 mi
24 hours13° 07' 41.0"876.74 mieast3° 28' 29.0"238.87 minorth915.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 5:52 PM1510 km938 miles815 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsFri 4:52 PM1576 km979 miles851 nmNorth N
GuayaquilFri 5:52 PM1851 km1150 miles999 nmNortheast NE
QuitoFri 5:52 PM2119 km1317 miles1144 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Fri 5:52 PM2346 km1458 miles1267 nmSouthwest SW
La PazFri 6:52 PM2415 km1501 miles1304 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 6:52 PM2543 km1580 miles1373 nmEast E
SucreFri 6:52 PM2733 km1698 miles1476 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaFri 5:52 PM2846 km1769 miles1537 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Fri 7:52 PM2858 km1776 miles1543 nmSoutheast SE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools