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, June 20, 2012 at 22:08:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at 3:04 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 3:32 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 22:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.40 meters/second, 1524.2 km/hour, 947.1 miles/hour or 823.0 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"||15.78 mi||west||0° 00' 05.3"||0.10 mi||south||15.79 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 13.4"||946.82 mi||west||0° 05' 28.8"||6.28 mi||south||947.11 mi|
|24 hours||11° 49' 14.8"||771.75 mi||east||2° 37' 20.8"||180.35 mi||south||798.28 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Wed 12:08 PM||2283 km||1419 miles||1233 nm||W|
|Tijuana *||Wed 3:08 PM||2400 km||1491 miles||1296 nm||NE|
|San Diego *||Wed 3:08 PM||2400 km||1491 miles||1296 nm||NE|
|Los Angeles *||Wed 3:08 PM||2404 km||1494 miles||1298 nm||NE|
|San Jose *||Wed 3:08 PM||2428 km||1508 miles||1311 nm||NNE|
|San Francisco *||Wed 3:08 PM||2436 km||1514 miles||1315 nm||NNE|
|Mexicali *||Wed 3:08 PM||2531 km||1573 miles||1366 nm||NE|
|Sacramento *||Wed 3:08 PM||2558 km||1589 miles||1381 nm||NNE|
|Hermosillo||Wed 3:08 PM||2763 km||1717 miles||1492 nm||ENE|
|Las Vegas *||Wed 3:08 PM||2768 km||1720 miles||1495 nm||NE|
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