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: 97%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 30, 2012 at 09:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 38' North, Longitude: 122° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.16 meters/second, 1512.6 km/hour, 939.9 miles/hour or 816.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.66 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.03 misouth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.3"939.56 miwest0° 01' 52.7"2.15 misouth939.66 mi
24 hours11° 37' 24.6"752.56 mieast1° 11' 14.8"81.68 misouth759.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TijuanaFri 1:22 AM1428 km887 miles771 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San DiegoFri 1:22 AM1442 km896 miles779 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloFri 2:22 AM1497 km930 miles808 nmNortheast NE
MexicaliFri 1:22 AM1505 km935 miles813 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los AngelesFri 1:22 AM1546 km960 miles835 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MazatlanFri 2:22 AM1691 km1051 miles913 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixFri 2:22 AM1757 km1092 miles949 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA)Fri 1:22 AM1852 km1151 miles1000 nmNorth N
Las VegasFri 1:22 AM1863 km1157 miles1006 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoFri 1:22 AM1899 km1180 miles1025 nmNorth N

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools