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 Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 13:20:00 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: 77%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Friday, August 31, 2012 at 2:00 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.91 meters/second, 1551.3 km/hour, 963.9 miles/hour or 837.6 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' 32.0"||16.06 mi||west||0° 00' 07.0"||0.13 mi||north||16.07 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 05.2"||963.65 mi||west||0° 06' 56.7"||7.96 mi||north||963.39 mi|
|24 hours||11° 16' 16.5"||747.35 mi||east||2° 24' 27.9"||165.59 mi||north||760.69 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Wed 3:20 AM||1242 km||772 miles||671 nm||WNW|
|Kiritimati||Thu 3:20 AM||1972 km||1225 miles||1065 nm||SW|
|Midway||Wed 2:20 AM||3355 km||2085 miles||1812 nm||WNW|
|San Francisco *||Wed 6:20 AM||3373 km||2096 miles||1821 nm||NE|
|Los Angeles *||Wed 6:20 AM||3475 km||2159 miles||1876 nm||NE|
|Baker Island||Wed 1:20 AM||3692 km||2294 miles||1993 nm||WSW|
|Papeete||Wed 3:20 AM||3782 km||2350 miles||2042 nm||S|
|Las Vegas *||Wed 6:20 AM||3830 km||2380 miles||2068 nm||NE|
|Fakaofo||Thu 2:20 AM||3907 km||2427 miles||2109 nm||SW|
|Hermosillo||Wed 6:20 AM||3945 km||2451 miles||2130 nm||ENE|
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