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, January 8, 2014 at 02:40:00 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: 50%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:14 AM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:40 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 02:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.30 meters/second, 1599.5 km/hour, 993.9 miles/hour or 863.7 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"||16.56 mi||west||0° 00' 10.0"||0.19 mi||north||16.57 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 51.2"||993.83 mi||west||0° 09' 59.2"||11.44 mi||north||993.69 mi|
|24 hours||11° 37' 13.9"||795.71 mi||east||3° 43' 32.4"||256.08 mi||north||831.83 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Wed 4:40 PM||2833 km||1760 miles||1530 nm||WSW|
|Honolulu||Tue 4:40 PM||3079 km||1913 miles||1663 nm||WNW|
|Los Angeles||Tue 6:40 PM||3219 km||2000 miles||1738 nm||NNE|
|Hermosillo||Tue 7:40 PM||3234 km||2009 miles||1746 nm||NE|
|Papeete||Tue 4:40 PM||3404 km||2115 miles||1838 nm||SSW|
|San Francisco||Tue 6:40 PM||3432 km||2133 miles||1853 nm||NNE|
|Phoenix||Tue 7:40 PM||3502 km||2176 miles||1891 nm||NE|
|Las Vegas||Tue 6:40 PM||3565 km||2215 miles||1925 nm||NNE|
|Adamstown||Tue 6:40 PM||3687 km||2291 miles||1991 nm||S|
|Mexico City||Tue 8:40 PM||3813 km||2369 miles||2059 nm||ENE|
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