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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, July 29, 2013 at 5:44 PM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, August 6, 2013 at 9:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 20:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 49' North, Longitude: 133° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.30 meters/second, 1585.1 km/hour, 984.9 miles/hour or 855.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.6"16.42 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 misouth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 32' 41.1"984.84 miwest0° 08' 31.1"9.76 misouth985.14 mi
24 hours10° 51' 54.6"735.73 mieast3° 38' 24.0"250.19 misouth781.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluTue 10:50 AM2822 km1753 miles1524 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiWed 10:50 AM2875 km1787 miles1553 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los Angeles *Tue 1:50 PM2896 km1799 miles1564 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloTue 1:50 PM2999 km1864 miles1619 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Tue 1:50 PM3071 km1908 miles1658 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixTue 1:50 PM3223 km2003 miles1740 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Tue 1:50 PM3250 km2020 miles1755 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteTue 10:50 AM3708 km2304 miles2002 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mexico City *Tue 3:50 PM3749 km2329 miles2024 nmEast-northeast ENE
Salt Lake City *Tue 2:50 PM3831 km2380 miles2068 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools