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: 73%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, May 14, 2014 at 7:16 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, May 21, 2014 at 12:59 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 19, 2014 at 11:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 51' South, Longitude: 109° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.57 meters/second, 1553.6 km/hour, 965.4 miles/hour or 838.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.09 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 26' 07.9"965.21 miwest0° 07' 29.6"8.59 minorth965.53 mi
24 hours13° 18' 21.9"889.72 mieast3° 23' 04.2"232.66 minorth925.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter IslandMon 5:38 AM1355 km842 miles732 nmSouth S
AdamstownMon 3:38 AM2403 km1493 miles1298 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsMon 5:38 AM2704 km1680 miles1460 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaMon 6:38 AM3558 km2211 miles1921 nmEast E
QuitoMon 6:38 AM3804 km2363 miles2054 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaMon 5:38 AM3888 km2416 miles2099 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorMon 5:38 AM3888 km2416 miles2099 nmNortheast NE
San JoseMon 5:38 AM3945 km2451 miles2130 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaMon 5:38 AM3956 km2458 miles2136 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Mon 6:38 AM3967 km2465 miles2142 nmNorth-northeast NNE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools