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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, December 25, 2013 at 1:48 PM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:14 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 17:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 20' South, Longitude: 93° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.48 meters/second, 1510.1 km/hour, 938.3 miles/hour or 815.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.64 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 22' 17.0"938.07 miwest0° 01' 56.7"2.23 minorth938.16 mi
24 hours15° 02' 36.5"981.91 mieast1° 26' 38.0"99.31 minorth991.12 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 *Tue 12:32 PM1795 km1115 miles969 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaTue 12:32 PM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsTue 11:32 AM2093 km1301 miles1130 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilTue 12:32 PM2432 km1511 miles1313 nmNortheast NE
QuitoTue 12:32 PM2701 km1678 miles1458 nmNortheast NE
La PazTue 1:32 PM2746 km1707 miles1483 nmEast E
Santiago *Tue 2:32 PM2785 km1730 miles1504 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoTue 12:32 PM2990 km1858 miles1614 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreTue 1:32 PM3009 km1870 miles1625 nmEast E
CórdobaTue 2:32 PM3264 km2028 miles1763 nmEast-southeast ESE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools