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 Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 03:30:00 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: 60%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:40 AM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 4:53 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 03:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.13 meters/second, 1580.9 km/hour, 982.3 miles/hour or 853.6 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' 30.9"||16.37 mi||west||0° 00' 08.5"||0.16 mi||north||16.37 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 00.1"||982.20 mi||west||0° 08' 28.1"||9.70 mi||north||981.99 mi|
|24 hours||11° 36' 34.4"||785.54 mi||east||3° 03' 29.2"||210.25 mi||north||808.52 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Wed 5:30 PM||2835 km||1762 miles||1531 nm||WNW|
|Los Angeles||Wed 7:30 PM||2864 km||1780 miles||1546 nm||NNE|
|Kiritimati||Thu 5:30 PM||2907 km||1806 miles||1569 nm||WSW|
|Hermosillo||Wed 8:30 PM||2966 km||1843 miles||1601 nm||NE|
|San Francisco||Wed 7:30 PM||3041 km||1890 miles||1642 nm||NNE|
|Phoenix||Wed 8:30 PM||3190 km||1982 miles||1723 nm||NE|
|Las Vegas||Wed 7:30 PM||3218 km||2000 miles||1738 nm||NNE|
|Mexico City||Wed 9:30 PM||3718 km||2310 miles||2008 nm||ENE|
|Papeete||Wed 5:30 PM||3740 km||2324 miles||2019 nm||SSW|
|Salt Lake City||Wed 8:30 PM||3799 km||2361 miles||2051 nm||NNE|
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