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 1:59 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 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 430.90 meters/second, 1551.2 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||16.06 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 05.2"||963.64 mi||west||0° 06' 56.7"||7.96 mi||north||963.38 mi|
|24 hours||11° 16' 17.2"||747.35 mi||east||2° 24' 25.7"||165.54 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||1216 km||756 miles||657 nm||WNW|
|Kiritimati||Thu 3:20 AM||1956 km||1215 miles||1056 nm||SW|
|Midway||Wed 2:20 AM||3329 km||2069 miles||1798 nm||WNW|
|San Francisco *||Wed 6:20 AM||3392 km||2107 miles||1831 nm||NE|
|Los Angeles *||Wed 6:20 AM||3497 km||2173 miles||1888 nm||NE|
|Baker Island||Wed 1:20 AM||3666 km||2278 miles||1980 nm||WSW|
|Papeete||Wed 3:20 AM||3780 km||2349 miles||2041 nm||S|
|Las Vegas *||Wed 6:20 AM||3852 km||2393 miles||2080 nm||NE|
|Fakaofo||Thu 2:20 AM||3887 km||2415 miles||2099 nm||SW|
|Hermosillo||Wed 6:20 AM||3971 km||2467 miles||2144 nm||ENE|
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