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: 5%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, February 22, 2014 at 5:17 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, March 1, 2014 at 8:01 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 01' South, Longitude: 30° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.35 meters/second, 1570.8 km/hour, 976.1 miles/hour or 848.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.27 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 25' 29.5"975.93 miwest0° 09' 45.0"11.17 minorth976.28 mi
24 hours13° 37' 11.6"921.48 mieast4° 13' 34.9"290.47 minorth972.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaceióThu 9:30 AM651 km405 miles352 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeThu 9:30 AM666 km414 miles359 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorThu 9:30 AM898 km558 miles485 nmWest W
Fernando de NoronhaThu 10:30 AM929 km577 miles501 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FortalezaThu 9:30 AM1294 km804 miles699 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroThu 9:30 AM1827 km1136 miles987 nmSouthwest SW
BrasiliaThu 9:30 AM1947 km1210 miles1052 nmWest-southwest WSW
São PauloThu 9:30 AM2151 km1336 miles1161 nmSouthwest SW
BelémThu 9:30 AM2325 km1445 miles1256 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownThu 12:30 PM2686 km1669 miles1451 nmEast-southeast ESE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools