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: 3%

Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:14 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:40 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 17:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 12' South, Longitude: 61° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.80 meters/second, 1547.3 km/hour, 961.4 miles/hour or 835.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"16.02 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 23' 58.6"961.25 miwest0° 08' 13.9"9.43 minorth961.61 mi
24 hours14° 04' 55.4"940.06 mieast3° 43' 05.6"255.61 minorth981.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Ignacio de VelascoThu 1:22 PM157 km97 miles85 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santa CruzThu 1:22 PM324 km201 miles175 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SucreThu 1:22 PM565 km351 miles305 nmSouthwest SW
RiberaltaThu 1:22 PM656 km408 miles354 nmNorthwest NW
La PazThu 1:22 PM697 km433 miles376 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio BrancoThu 12:22 PM874 km543 miles472 nmNorthwest NW
CobijaThu 1:22 PM888 km552 miles480 nmWest-northwest WNW
Asuncion *Thu 2:22 PM1197 km744 miles646 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManausThu 1:22 PM1350 km839 miles729 nmNorth N
Brasilia *Thu 3:22 PM1491 km926 miles805 nmEast E

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools