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 Friday, August 17, 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: 0%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Friday, August 17, 2012 at 3:55 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Friday, August 24, 2012 at 1:54 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, August 17, 2012 at 20:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.84 meters/second, 1601.4 km/hour, 995.1 miles/hour or 864.7 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"||16.58 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||south||16.59 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 36.4"||995.01 mi||west||0° 11' 35.8"||13.28 mi||south||995.32 mi|
|24 hours||11° 46' 05.2"||806.99 mi||east||4° 49' 08.6"||331.16 mi||south||875.57 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Hermosillo||Fri 1:28 PM||2840 km||1764 miles||1533 nm||NNE|
|Los Angeles *||Fri 1:28 PM||3031 km||1884 miles||1637 nm||NNE|
|Mexico City *||Fri 3:28 PM||3159 km||1963 miles||1706 nm||ENE|
|Phoenix||Fri 1:28 PM||3193 km||1984 miles||1724 nm||NNE|
|Las Vegas *||Fri 1:28 PM||3342 km||2076 miles||1804 nm||NNE|
|San Francisco *||Fri 1:28 PM||3361 km||2088 miles||1815 nm||N|
|Kiritimati||Sat 10:28 AM||3559 km||2212 miles||1922 nm||W|
|Adamstown||Fri 12:28 PM||3641 km||2263 miles||1966 nm||S|
|Honolulu||Fri 10:28 AM||3770 km||2342 miles||2036 nm||WNW|
|Papeete||Fri 10:28 AM||3818 km||2372 miles||2061 nm||SW|
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