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: 80%

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 Monday, December 3, 2012 at 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 08' North, Longitude: 134° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.99 meters/second, 1569.6 km/hour, 975.3 miles/hour or 847.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.25 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 32' 09.0"975.09 miwest0° 08' 14.2"9.44 misouth975.43 mi
24 hours11° 04' 30.9"743.00 mieast3° 35' 21.8"246.73 misouth787.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluMon 2:34 AM2575 km1600 miles1391 nmWest-northwest WNW
Los AngelesMon 4:34 AM2762 km1716 miles1491 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiTue 2:34 AM2832 km1760 miles1529 nmWest-southwest WSW
San FranciscoMon 4:34 AM2888 km1794 miles1559 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloMon 5:34 AM2954 km1836 miles1595 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasMon 4:34 AM3123 km1940 miles1686 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixMon 5:34 AM3134 km1947 miles1692 nmNortheast NE
Salt Lake CityMon 5:34 AM3693 km2295 miles1994 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityMon 6:34 AM3833 km2382 miles2070 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteMon 2:34 AM3862 km2400 miles2085 nmSouth-southwest SSW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools