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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.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 17:20:00 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: 7%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, November 25, 2013 at 7:30 PM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, December 3, 2013 at 12:24 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 04' South, Longitude: 114° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.60 meters/second, 1560.9 km/hour, 969.9 miles/hour or 842.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.16 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 misouth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 27' 03.7"969.68 miwest0° 08' 19.8"9.55 misouth969.43 mi
24 hours13° 34' 36.9"911.04 mieast2° 56' 11.7"201.91 misouth927.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sat 12:20 PM1534 km953 miles829 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownSat 9:20 AM2047 km1272 miles1105 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:20 AM3093 km1922 miles1670 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteSat 7:20 AM3783 km2351 miles2043 nmWest W
LimaSat 12:20 PM4053 km2518 miles2188 nmEast E
Mexico CitySat 11:20 AM4064 km2525 miles2194 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSat 11:20 AM4118 km2559 miles2224 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 11:20 AM4140 km2572 miles2235 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSat 12:20 PM4238 km2634 miles2289 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaSat 11:20 AM4246 km2639 miles2293 nmNortheast NE

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