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: 100%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:46 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 08:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 125° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.42 meters/second, 1509.9 km/hour, 938.2 miles/hour or 815.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.0"937.89 miwest0° 00' 30.7"0.59 minorth937.87 mi
24 hours11° 41' 47.3"755.98 mieast0° 14' 37.1"16.76 misouth756.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TijuanaThu 12:46 AM1557 km967 miles841 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San DiegoThu 12:46 AM1566 km973 miles846 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los AngelesThu 12:46 AM1636 km1017 miles884 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MexicaliThu 12:46 AM1658 km1030 miles895 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloThu 1:46 AM1749 km1087 miles944 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA)Thu 12:46 AM1861 km1156 miles1005 nmNorth N
San FranciscoThu 12:46 AM1898 km1179 miles1025 nmNorth N
OaklandThu 12:46 AM1903 km1183 miles1028 nmNorth N
PhoenixThu 1:46 AM1943 km1207 miles1049 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasThu 12:46 AM1982 km1231 miles1070 nmNorth-northeast NNE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools