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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 17:50:00 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 17:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 08' South, Longitude: 121° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.44 meters/second, 1560.4 km/hour, 969.6 miles/hour or 842.5 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' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 27' 01.0"969.33 miwest0° 08' 17.5"9.50 misouth969.08 mi
24 hours13° 35' 38.8"911.91 mieast2° 55' 05.8"200.65 misouth927.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSat 9:50 AM1502 km933 miles811 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Sat 12:50 PM1919 km1193 miles1036 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSat 7:50 AM3015 km1874 miles1628 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:50 AM3816 km2371 miles2060 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaSat 7:50 AM4114 km2556 miles2221 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 7:50 AM4319 km2684 miles2332 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mexico CitySat 11:50 AM4455 km2768 miles2405 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSat 11:50 AM4671 km2903 miles2522 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 11:50 AM4716 km2930 miles2546 nmNortheast NE
LimaSat 12:50 PM4833 km3003 miles2609 nmEast E

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