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.

June Solstice 2012

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 hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%
Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, June 19, 2012 at 3:03 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, June 27, 2012 at 3:31 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 23:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 13' North
Longitude: 150° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.64 meters/second, 1525.1 km/hour, 947.7 miles/hour or 823.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.80 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 misouth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.3"947.44 miwest0° 05' 34.7"6.40 misouth947.73 mi
24 hours11° 48' 44.8"771.70 mieast2° 39' 35.0"182.93 misouth798.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloWed 1:08 PM447 km278 miles241 nmWest W
WailukuWed 1:08 PM618 km384 miles334 nmWest-northwest WNW
HonoluluWed 1:08 PM767 km477 miles414 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiThu 1:08 PM2046 km1271 miles1105 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayWed 12:08 PM2874 km1786 miles1552 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Francisco *Wed 4:08 PM3435 km2135 miles1855 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandWed 11:08 AM3501 km2175 miles1890 nmSouthwest SW
Los Angeles *Wed 4:08 PM3616 km2247 miles1952 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoThu 12:08 PM3873 km2407 miles2091 nmSouthwest SW
Las Vegas *Wed 4:08 PM3957 km2458 miles2136 nmNortheast NE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools