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: 68%

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 Monday, November 11, 2013 at 21:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 21' South, Longitude: 38° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.78 meters/second, 1612.0 km/hour, 1001.7 miles/hour or 870.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 16.2"1001.58 miwest0° 11' 13.4"12.85 minorth1001.76 mi
24 hours11° 45' 52.0"812.37 mieast4° 29' 53.2"309.06 minorth870.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaMon 6:50 PM63 km39 miles34 nmSouthwest SW
MossoróMon 6:50 PM224 km139 miles121 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SobralMon 6:50 PM244 km151 miles132 nmWest W
NatalMon 6:50 PM421 km262 miles227 nmSoutheast SE
RecifeMon 6:50 PM640 km398 miles346 nmSoutheast SE
Fernando de NoronhaMon 7:50 PM643 km400 miles347 nmEast E
SalvadorMon 6:50 PM1065 km662 miles575 nmSouth S
BelémMon 6:50 PM1165 km724 miles629 nmWest W
Brasilia *Mon 7:50 PM1740 km1081 miles939 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneMon 6:50 PM1821 km1131 miles983 nmWest-northwest WNW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools