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: 44%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 02' North, Longitude: 122° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.80 meters/second, 1597.7 km/hour, 992.8 miles/hour or 862.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.54 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 31' 48.9"992.61 miwest0° 10' 25.2"11.93 misouth992.92 mi
24 hours11° 20' 32.0"774.84 mieast4° 23' 52.7"302.22 misouth835.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MazatlanWed 7:34 AM2337 km1452 miles1262 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraWed 8:34 AM2440 km1516 miles1318 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloWed 7:34 AM2532 km1573 miles1367 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesWed 8:34 AM2599 km1615 miles1404 nmNortheast NE
AcapulcoWed 8:34 AM2610 km1622 miles1409 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CityWed 8:34 AM2782 km1729 miles1502 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los AngelesWed 6:34 AM2806 km1744 miles1515 nmNorth N
PhoenixWed 7:34 AM2913 km1810 miles1573 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las VegasWed 6:34 AM3096 km1924 miles1672 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoWed 6:34 AM3182 km1977 miles1718 nmNorth N
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools