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: 9%

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 Friday, January 3, 2014 at 22:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 33' South, Longitude: 124° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.89 meters/second, 1580.0 km/hour, 981.8 miles/hour or 853.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.36 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 26' 07.5"981.65 miwest0° 10' 37.7"12.17 minorth982.01 mi
24 hours13° 12' 39.7"898.41 mieast4° 27' 45.0"306.67 minorth954.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownFri 2:42 PM1707 km1061 miles922 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Fri 5:42 PM2435 km1513 miles1315 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteFri 12:42 PM2797 km1738 miles1510 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSat 12:42 PM3872 km2406 miles2091 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaFri 12:42 PM3932 km2443 miles2123 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsFri 4:42 PM4021 km2499 miles2171 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CityFri 4:42 PM4339 km2696 miles2343 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaFri 4:42 PM4681 km2909 miles2528 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 4:42 PM4746 km2949 miles2563 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaFri 4:42 PM4932 km3064 miles2663 nmEast-northeast ENE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools