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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.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 18:28:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 3%

Previous phaseThird QuarterFriday, May 31, 2013 at 7:00 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, June 8, 2013 at 3:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 18:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 21' North, Longitude: 118° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.29 meters/second, 1534.6 km/hour, 953.6 miles/hour or 828.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.89 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 31' 11.1"953.30 miwest0° 04' 25.9"5.08 minorth953.11 mi
24 hours11° 35' 06.7"760.71 mieast1° 21' 49.0"93.79 minorth763.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mazatlan *Thu 12:28 PM1414 km878 miles763 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloThu 11:28 AM1440 km894 miles777 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Tijuana *Thu 11:28 AM1583 km984 miles855 nmNorth N
San Diego *Thu 11:28 AM1602 km995 miles865 nmNorth N
Mexicali *Thu 11:28 AM1621 km1008 miles876 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Thu 1:28 PM1660 km1031 miles896 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los Angeles *Thu 11:28 AM1740 km1081 miles940 nmNorth N
Aguascalientes *Thu 1:28 PM1786 km1110 miles964 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixThu 11:28 AM1808 km1124 miles976 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Leon *Thu 1:28 PM1837 km1141 miles992 nmEast-northeast ENE

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