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, September 6, 2012 at 13:30:00 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: 68%
|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 Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 13:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.86 meters/second, 1529.5 km/hour, 950.4 miles/hour or 825.9 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' 31.5"||15.84 mi||west||0° 00' 05.0"||0.10 mi||north||15.84 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 31.4"||950.07 mi||west||0° 04' 57.3"||5.68 mi||north||949.85 mi|
|24 hours||11° 29' 48.4"||752.06 mi||east||1° 34' 07.7"||107.91 mi||north||756.16 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Thu 3:30 AM||2058 km||1279 miles||1111 nm||W|
|San Jose *||Thu 6:30 AM||2586 km||1607 miles||1396 nm||NE|
|San Francisco *||Thu 6:30 AM||2589 km||1609 miles||1398 nm||NNE|
|Los Angeles *||Thu 6:30 AM||2594 km||1612 miles||1401 nm||NE|
|San Diego *||Thu 6:30 AM||2600 km||1616 miles||1404 nm||NE|
|Tijuana *||Thu 6:30 AM||2601 km||1616 miles||1404 nm||NE|
|Kiritimati||Fri 3:30 AM||2809 km||1746 miles||1517 nm||SW|
|Las Vegas *||Thu 6:30 AM||2957 km||1838 miles||1597 nm||NE|
|Hermosillo||Thu 6:30 AM||2987 km||1856 miles||1613 nm||ENE|
|Phoenix||Thu 6:30 AM||3058 km||1900 miles||1651 nm||NE|
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