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, August 11, 2012 at 16:36:00 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: 32%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 6:56 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Friday, August 17, 2012 at 3:56 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.35 meters/second, 1506.1 km/hour, 935.8 miles/hour or 813.2 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"||15.60 mi||west||0° 00' 01.7"||0.03 mi||north||15.60 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 32.7"||935.49 mi||west||0° 01' 41.5"||1.94 mi||north||935.40 mi|
|24 hours||11° 52' 48.5"||766.07 mi||east||0° 12' 42.6"||14.58 mi||north||765.66 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Sat 6:36 AM||1748 km||1086 miles||944 nm||W|
|San Francisco *||Sat 9:36 AM||2558 km||1590 miles||1381 nm||NE|
|San Jose *||Sat 9:36 AM||2565 km||1594 miles||1385 nm||NE|
|Los Angeles *||Sat 9:36 AM||2646 km||1644 miles||1429 nm||NE|
|Kiritimati||Sun 6:36 AM||2781 km||1728 miles||1502 nm||SW|
|Las Vegas *||Sat 9:36 AM||3001 km||1865 miles||1620 nm||NE|
|Hermosillo||Sat 9:36 AM||3140 km||1951 miles||1695 nm||ENE|
|Phoenix||Sat 9:36 AM||3151 km||1958 miles||1701 nm||ENE|
|Seattle *||Sat 9:36 AM||3371 km||2095 miles||1820 nm||NNE|
|Vancouver *||Sat 9:36 AM||3491 km||2169 miles||1885 nm||NNE|
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