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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.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 10:48:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 76%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, June 13, 2014 at 4:13 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, June 19, 2014 at 6:40 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 10:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 51' South, Longitude: 101° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.73 meters/second, 1590.2 km/hour, 988.1 miles/hour or 858.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.47 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 27' 20.9"988.01 miwest0° 10' 34.0"12.10 minorth988.32 mi
24 hours12° 48' 23.7"875.30 mieast4° 23' 29.7"301.78 minorth929.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsTue 4:48 AM1584 km984 miles855 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter IslandTue 4:48 AM2180 km1355 miles1177 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GuayaquilTue 5:48 AM2500 km1553 miles1350 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaTue 5:48 AM2698 km1677 miles1457 nmEast E
QuitoTue 5:48 AM2720 km1690 miles1469 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseTue 4:48 AM2835 km1761 miles1531 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorTue 4:48 AM2840 km1765 miles1533 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaTue 4:48 AM2863 km1779 miles1546 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaTue 4:48 AM2869 km1783 miles1549 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaTue 4:48 AM2985 km1855 miles1612 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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