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, May 23, 2012 at 23:08:00 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: 8%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Sunday, May 20, 2012 at 11:47 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Monday, May 28, 2012 at 8:16 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 23:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.02 meters/second, 1512.1 km/hour, 939.6 miles/hour or 816.5 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' 30.2"||15.66 mi||west||0° 00' 03.7"||0.07 mi||south||15.66 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 15.5"||939.25 mi||west||0° 03' 46.0"||4.32 mi||south||939.45 mi|
|24 hours||11° 50' 05.0"||766.46 mi||east||1° 57' 43.7"||134.97 mi||south||782.93 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tijuana *||Wed 4:08 PM||2065 km||1283 miles||1115 nm||NE|
|San Diego *||Wed 4:08 PM||2067 km||1284 miles||1116 nm||NE|
|Los Angeles *||Wed 4:08 PM||2081 km||1293 miles||1124 nm||NE|
|San Jose (USA) *||Wed 4:08 PM||2144 km||1332 miles||1158 nm||NNE|
|San Francisco *||Wed 4:08 PM||2159 km||1342 miles||1166 nm||NNE|
|Mexicali *||Wed 4:08 PM||2193 km||1363 miles||1184 nm||NE|
|Sacramento *||Wed 4:08 PM||2279 km||1416 miles||1231 nm||NNE|
|Hermosillo||Wed 4:08 PM||2411 km||1498 miles||1302 nm||ENE|
|Las Vegas *||Wed 4:08 PM||2446 km||1520 miles||1321 nm||NE|
|Phoenix||Wed 4:08 PM||2509 km||1559 miles||1355 nm||NE|
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