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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 24, 2014 at 1:46 AM
This phaseNew MoonSunday, March 30, 2014 at 6:45 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, April 7, 2014 at 8:31 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 18:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 29' North, Longitude: 100° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.68 meters/second, 1604.5 km/hour, 997.0 miles/hour or 866.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.61 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 28' 39.7"996.86 miwest0° 11' 02.2"12.64 minorth996.79 mi
24 hours12° 30' 48.9"861.63 mieast4° 11' 10.5"287.68 minorth904.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoSun 12:44 PM1262 km784 miles681 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsSun 12:44 PM1435 km892 miles775 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuatemalaSun 12:44 PM1515 km941 miles818 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CitySun 12:44 PM1554 km965 miles839 nmNorth N
Santa AnaSun 12:44 PM1555 km966 miles840 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 12:44 PM1568 km974 miles847 nmNortheast NE
VeracruzSun 12:44 PM1599 km993 miles863 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuadalajaraSun 12:44 PM1702 km1058 miles919 nmNorth N
LeonSun 12:44 PM1738 km1080 miles938 nmNorth N
ManaguaSun 12:44 PM1765 km1097 miles953 nmEast-northeast ENE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools