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: 57%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSunday, November 10, 2013 at 5:58 AM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, November 17, 2013 at 3:16 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 20:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 55' South, Longitude: 35° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.74 meters/second, 1597.5 km/hour, 992.6 miles/hour or 862.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.54 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 29' 13.0"992.59 miwest0° 10' 39.3"12.20 minorth992.88 mi
24 hours12° 06' 16.1"829.37 mieast4° 23' 22.4"301.65 minorth885.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CaruaruSun 5:50 PM39 km24 miles21 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Campina GrandeSun 5:50 PM75 km46 miles40 nmNorth N
RecifeSun 5:50 PM101 km63 miles54 nmEast-southeast ESE
GaranhunsSun 5:50 PM131 km81 miles70 nmSouthwest SW
João PessoaSun 5:50 PM134 km83 miles72 nmNortheast NE
MaceióSun 5:50 PM193 km120 miles104 nmSouth S
NatalSun 5:50 PM245 km152 miles133 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSun 5:50 PM556 km346 miles300 nmNorthwest NW
Fernando de NoronhaSun 6:50 PM580 km360 miles313 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorSun 5:50 PM632 km392 miles341 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools