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 Sunday, September 2, 2012 at 09:18:00 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: 96%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Friday, August 31, 2012 at 1:59 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, September 2, 2012 at 09:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.35 meters/second, 1614.1 km/hour, 1002.9 miles/hour or 871.5 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' 32.7"||16.72 mi||west||0° 00' 11.1"||0.21 mi||north||16.72 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 45.6"||1002.91 mi||west||0° 11' 13.9"||12.86 mi||north||1002.85 mi|
|24 hours||10° 52' 11.1"||749.45 mi||east||4° 19' 13.8"||296.92 mi||north||803.32 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mazatlan *||Sun 3:18 AM||2623 km||1630 miles||1416 nm||NE|
|Guadalajara *||Sun 4:18 AM||2653 km||1648 miles||1432 nm||NE|
|Hermosillo||Sun 2:18 AM||2925 km||1818 miles||1579 nm||NNE|
|Mexico City *||Sun 4:18 AM||2935 km||1824 miles||1585 nm||NE|
|Los Angeles *||Sun 2:18 AM||3272 km||2033 miles||1767 nm||N|
|Phoenix||Sun 2:18 AM||3337 km||2073 miles||1802 nm||NNE|
|Adamstown||Sun 1:18 AM||3415 km||2122 miles||1844 nm||SSW|
|Las Vegas *||Sun 2:18 AM||3547 km||2204 miles||1915 nm||N|
|Guatemala||Sun 3:18 AM||3578 km||2223 miles||1932 nm||ENE|
|Galapagos Islands||Sun 3:18 AM||3612 km||2245 miles||1950 nm||E|
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