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: 4%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, February 22, 2014 at 5:16 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, March 1, 2014 at 8:00 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 12' South, Longitude: 102° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.74 meters/second, 1575.9 km/hour, 979.2 miles/hour or 850.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.32 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 25' 41.1"979.05 miwest0° 10' 08.7"11.62 minorth979.40 mi
24 hours13° 32' 18.2"918.69 mieast4° 21' 00.9"298.97 minorth971.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:30 AM1840 km1143 miles993 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Thu 12:30 PM1892 km1176 miles1022 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LimaThu 12:30 PM2797 km1738 miles1510 nmEast E
QuitoThu 12:30 PM2935 km1824 miles1585 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseThu 11:30 AM3113 km1934 miles1681 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 11:30 AM3129 km1944 miles1690 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 11:30 AM3153 km1959 miles1702 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaThu 11:30 AM3155 km1961 miles1704 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownThu 9:30 AM3273 km2034 miles1767 nmWest-southwest WSW
TegucigalpaThu 11:30 AM3274 km2034 miles1768 nmNorth-northeast NNE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools