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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 Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 21:40:00 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: 31%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, January 30, 2014 at 9:40 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, February 6, 2014 at 7:23 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 21:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 44' North, Longitude: 78° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.97 meters/second, 1591.1 km/hour, 988.7 miles/hour or 859.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.48 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 29' 59.3"988.53 miwest0° 09' 36.2"11.00 minorth988.36 mi
24 hours11° 56' 45.3"814.44 mieast3° 31' 10.1"241.91 minorth845.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PanamaTue 4:40 PM126 km78 miles68 nmSouthwest SW
ColónTue 4:40 PM143 km89 miles77 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santiago de VeraguasTue 4:40 PM313 km195 miles169 nmSouthwest SW
MonteríaTue 4:40 PM324 km201 miles175 nmEast-southeast ESE
CartagenaTue 4:40 PM348 km216 miles188 nmEast-northeast ENE
DavidTue 4:40 PM439 km273 miles237 nmWest-southwest WSW
BarranquillaTue 4:40 PM444 km276 miles240 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedellinTue 4:40 PM512 km318 miles277 nmSoutheast SE
San JoseTue 3:40 PM596 km370 miles322 nmWest W
AlajuelaTue 3:40 PM610 km379 miles330 nmWest W

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