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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 18:00:00 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 18:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 09' South, Longitude: 124° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.39 meters/second, 1560.2 km/hour, 969.5 miles/hour or 842.4 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' 00.2"969.22 miwest0° 08' 16.9"9.49 misouth968.97 mi
24 hours13° 35' 59.3"912.20 mieast2° 54' 43.8"200.23 misouth927.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSat 10:00 AM1365 km848 miles737 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sat 1:00 PM2092 km1300 miles1130 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSat 8:00 AM2760 km1715 miles1490 nmWest W
RarotongaSat 8:00 AM3864 km2401 miles2087 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:00 Noon4063 km2524 miles2194 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiSun 8:00 AM4079 km2535 miles2202 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mexico CitySat 12:00 Noon4608 km2863 miles2488 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSat 12:00 Noon4871 km3027 miles2630 nmNortheast NE
AlofiSat 7:00 AM4914 km3053 miles2653 nmWest-southwest WSW
San SalvadorSat 12:00 Noon4922 km3058 miles2657 nmNortheast NE

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