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 08:58:00 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 08:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.89 meters/second, 1490.0 km/hour, 925.8 miles/hour or 804.5 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' 28.9"||15.43 mi||west||0° 00' 00.5"||0.01 mi||north||15.43 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 02.1"||925.47 mi||west||0° 00' 28.5"||0.54 mi||north||925.44 mi|
|24 hours||12° 27' 58.4"||796.63 mi||east||0° 20' 40.5"||23.71 mi||south||797.97 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Fri 10:58 PM||1901 km||1182 miles||1027 nm||W|
|San Francisco||Sat 12:58 AM||2348 km||1459 miles||1268 nm||NE|
|San Jose||Sat 12:58 AM||2354 km||1463 miles||1271 nm||NE|
|Los Angeles||Sat 12:58 AM||2435 km||1513 miles||1315 nm||NE|
|San Diego||Sat 12:58 AM||2469 km||1534 miles||1333 nm||ENE|
|Sacramento||Sat 12:58 AM||2470 km||1535 miles||1334 nm||NE|
|Tijuana||Sat 12:58 AM||2474 km||1537 miles||1336 nm||ENE|
|Mexicali||Sat 12:58 AM||2616 km||1625 miles||1412 nm||ENE|
|Las Vegas||Sat 12:58 AM||2790 km||1733 miles||1506 nm||NE|
|Hermosillo||Sat 1:58 AM||2942 km||1828 miles||1589 nm||ENE|
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