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 Thursday, June 21, 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: 5%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at 3:03 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 3:31 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 23:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.26 meters/second, 1548.9 km/hour, 962.5 miles/hour or 836.4 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' 30.6"||16.04 mi||west||0° 00' 07.7"||0.15 mi||south||16.04 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 44.1"||962.22 mi||west||0° 07' 45.7"||8.90 mi||south||962.58 mi|
|24 hours||11° 36' 16.0"||769.48 mi||east||3° 28' 14.4"||238.62 mi||south||811.76 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Thu 1:08 PM||2049 km||1273 miles||1106 nm||WNW|
|Kiritimati||Fri 1:08 PM||2580 km||1603 miles||1393 nm||SW|
|Los Angeles *||Thu 4:08 PM||2840 km||1765 miles||1534 nm||NE|
|San Francisco *||Thu 4:08 PM||2858 km||1776 miles||1543 nm||NNE|
|Hermosillo||Thu 4:08 PM||3186 km||1979 miles||1720 nm||ENE|
|Las Vegas *||Thu 4:08 PM||3205 km||1991 miles||1730 nm||NE|
|Phoenix||Thu 4:08 PM||3286 km||2042 miles||1774 nm||NE|
|Salt Lake City *||Thu 5:08 PM||3744 km||2327 miles||2022 nm||NE|
|Seattle *||Thu 4:08 PM||3769 km||2342 miles||2035 nm||NNE|
|Vancouver *||Thu 4:08 PM||3904 km||2426 miles||2108 nm||NNE|
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