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: 5%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, June 19, 2012 at 3:04 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, June 27, 2012 at 3:32 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 23:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 34' North, Longitude: 138° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.25 meters/second, 1548.9 km/hour, 962.4 miles/hour or 836.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.04 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 misouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.1"962.21 miwest0° 07' 45.5"8.89 misouth962.57 mi
24 hours11° 36' 16.6"769.48 mieast3° 28' 12.5"238.58 misouth811.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 1:08 PM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiFri 1:08 PM2604 km1618 miles1406 nmSouthwest SW
Los Angeles *Thu 4:08 PM2821 km1753 miles1523 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Thu 4:08 PM2843 km1767 miles1535 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloThu 4:08 PM3161 km1964 miles1707 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las Vegas *Thu 4:08 PM3185 km1979 miles1720 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixThu 4:08 PM3263 km2028 miles1762 nmNortheast NE
Salt Lake City *Thu 5:08 PM3726 km2315 miles2012 nmNortheast NE
Seattle *Thu 4:08 PM3759 km2336 miles2030 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Vancouver *Thu 4:08 PM3895 km2420 miles2103 nmNorth-northeast NNE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools