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 Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 08:06:00 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: 100%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Friday, December 2, 2011 at 9:52 AM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 2:36 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 08:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.92 meters/second, 1490.1 km/hour, 925.9 miles/hour or 804.6 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' 29.0"||15.43 mi||west||0° 00' 00.6"||0.01 mi||north||15.43 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 03.2"||925.55 mi||west||0° 00' 34.4"||0.66 mi||north||925.51 mi|
|24 hours||12° 27' 40.3"||796.36 mi||east||0° 18' 14.9"||20.93 mi||south||797.50 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tijuana||Sat 12:06 AM||1478 km||918 miles||798 nm||NE|
|San Diego||Sat 12:06 AM||1484 km||922 miles||801 nm||NE|
|Los Angeles||Sat 12:06 AM||1534 km||953 miles||828 nm||NNE|
|Mexicali||Sat 12:06 AM||1592 km||989 miles||860 nm||NE|
|San Jose (USA)||Sat 12:06 AM||1712 km||1064 miles||924 nm||NNE|
|San Francisco||Sat 12:06 AM||1744 km||1084 miles||942 nm||NNE|
|Oakland||Sat 12:06 AM||1751 km||1088 miles||945 nm||NNE|
|Hermosillo||Sat 1:06 AM||1755 km||1091 miles||948 nm||ENE|
|Sacramento||Sat 12:06 AM||1853 km||1152 miles||1001 nm||NNE|
|Las Vegas||Sat 12:06 AM||1890 km||1174 miles||1020 nm||NE|
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