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, August 16, 2012 at 20:28:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 6:55 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Friday, August 17, 2012 at 3:55 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 20:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.00 meters/second, 1580.4 km/hour, 982.0 miles/hour or 853.4 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' 30.4"||16.37 mi||west||0° 00' 10.2"||0.19 mi||south||16.37 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 27.5"||981.91 mi||west||0° 10' 11.4"||11.68 mi||south||982.29 mi|
|24 hours||11° 46' 54.2"||797.45 mi||east||4° 21' 47.9"||299.90 mi||south||857.23 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Thu 10:28 AM||2401 km||1492 miles||1296 nm||WNW|
|Kiritimati||Fri 10:28 AM||2453 km||1524 miles||1325 nm||WSW|
|Los Angeles *||Thu 1:28 PM||3134 km||1947 miles||1692 nm||NE|
|San Francisco *||Thu 1:28 PM||3233 km||2009 miles||1745 nm||NNE|
|Hermosillo||Thu 1:28 PM||3343 km||2077 miles||1805 nm||NE|
|Las Vegas *||Thu 1:28 PM||3497 km||2173 miles||1888 nm||NE|
|Papeete||Thu 10:28 AM||3518 km||2186 miles||1899 nm||SSW|
|Phoenix||Thu 1:28 PM||3518 km||2186 miles||1900 nm||NE|
|Salt Lake City *||Thu 2:28 PM||4062 km||2524 miles||2193 nm||NNE|
|Adamstown||Thu 12:28 PM||4172 km||2592 miles||2253 nm||S|
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