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 QuarterThursday, June 19, 2014 at 6:39 PM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, June 27, 2014 at 8:09 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 20:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 56' North, Longitude: 127° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.38 meters/second, 1527.8 km/hour, 949.3 miles/hour or 824.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.82 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 30' 13.9"949.12 miwest0° 01' 07.6"1.29 misouth949.18 mi
24 hours11° 46' 49.7"770.98 mieast0° 51' 43.1"59.29 misouth775.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tijuana *Thu 1:08 PM1845 km1146 miles996 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Diego *Thu 1:08 PM1853 km1152 miles1001 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Thu 1:08 PM1918 km1192 miles1036 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Thu 1:08 PM1948 km1210 miles1052 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloThu 1:08 PM2033 km1263 miles1098 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Thu 1:08 PM2116 km1315 miles1143 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Thu 1:08 PM2149 km1335 miles1160 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixThu 1:08 PM2234 km1388 miles1206 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Thu 2:08 PM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sacramento *Thu 1:08 PM2258 km1403 miles1219 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools