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: 96%

Previous phaseFull MoonTuesday, April 15, 2014 at 7:44 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterTuesday, April 22, 2014 at 7:53 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 56' South, Longitude: 50° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.08 meters/second, 1548.3 km/hour, 962.1 miles/hour or 836.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.03 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 27' 35.1"961.80 miwest0° 06' 05.5"6.98 misouth961.59 mi
24 hours13° 12' 33.8"878.66 mieast1° 59' 30.6"136.97 misouth884.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Barra do GarçasThu 1:56 AM167 km103 miles90 nmWest W
GoiâniaThu 1:56 AM173 km108 miles94 nmEast-southeast ESE
AnápolisThu 1:56 AM191 km119 miles103 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrasiliaThu 1:56 AM303 km188 miles164 nmEast E
São PauloThu 1:56 AM946 km588 miles511 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio de JaneiroThu 1:56 AM1109 km689 miles599 nmSoutheast SE
AsuncionThu 12:56 AM1261 km784 miles681 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorThu 1:56 AM1358 km844 miles733 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreThu 12:56 AM1583 km984 miles855 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémThu 1:56 AM1621 km1007 miles875 nmNorth N
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools