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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 15:34:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 48%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 9:35 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 11:37 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 15:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.70 meters/second, 1525.3 km/hour, 947.8 miles/hour or 823.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 30.7"||15.80 mi||west||0° 00' 02.3"||0.04 mi||north||15.80 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 47.4"||947.52 mi||west||0° 02' 18.4"||2.65 mi||north||947.41 mi|
|24 hours||11° 39' 37.2"||761.34 mi||east||0° 29' 51.5"||34.23 mi||north||760.95 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Wed 5:34 AM||1473 km||915 miles||796 nm||W|
|Kiritimati||Thu 5:34 AM||2421 km||1504 miles||1307 nm||SW|
|San Francisco *||Wed 8:34 AM||2919 km||1814 miles||1576 nm||NE|
|Los Angeles *||Wed 8:34 AM||3017 km||1875 miles||1629 nm||NE|
|Las Vegas *||Wed 8:34 AM||3372 km||2095 miles||1821 nm||NE|
|Hermosillo||Wed 8:34 AM||3503 km||2177 miles||1892 nm||ENE|
|Phoenix||Wed 8:34 AM||3522 km||2189 miles||1902 nm||ENE|
|Midway||Wed 4:34 AM||3538 km||2199 miles||1911 nm||WNW|
|Seattle *||Wed 8:34 AM||3698 km||2298 miles||1997 nm||NNE|
|Vancouver *||Wed 8:34 AM||3809 km||2367 miles||2057 nm||NNE|
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