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 9:37 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 11:38 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"||0.05 mi||north||15.80 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 47.4"||947.52 mi||west||0° 02' 18.5"||2.65 mi||north||947.41 mi|
|24 hours||11° 39' 37.3"||761.35 mi||east||0° 29' 54.0"||34.28 mi||north||760.96 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||1501 km||933 miles||811 nm||W|
|Kiritimati||Thu 5:34 AM||2439 km||1515 miles||1317 nm||SW|
|San Francisco *||Wed 8:34 AM||2900 km||1802 miles||1566 nm||NE|
|Los Angeles *||Wed 8:34 AM||2995 km||1861 miles||1617 nm||NE|
|Las Vegas *||Wed 8:34 AM||3350 km||2082 miles||1809 nm||NE|
|Hermosillo||Wed 8:34 AM||3478 km||2161 miles||1878 nm||ENE|
|Phoenix||Wed 8:34 AM||3498 km||2174 miles||1889 nm||ENE|
|Midway||Wed 4:34 AM||3565 km||2215 miles||1925 nm||WNW|
|Seattle *||Wed 8:34 AM||3685 km||2290 miles||1990 nm||NNE|
|Vancouver *||Wed 8:34 AM||3797 km||2359 miles||2050 nm||NNE|
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