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 1:59 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 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 424.85 meters/second, 1529.5 km/hour, 950.4 miles/hour or 825.8 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"||950.06 mi||west||0° 04' 57.2"||5.68 mi||north||949.85 mi|
|24 hours||11° 29' 49.0"||752.06 mi||east||1° 34' 05.3"||107.87 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||2030 km||1262 miles||1096 nm||W|
|San Jose *||Thu 6:30 AM||2602 km||1617 miles||1405 nm||NE|
|San Francisco *||Thu 6:30 AM||2605 km||1619 miles||1406 nm||NNE|
|Los Angeles *||Thu 6:30 AM||2614 km||1624 miles||1412 nm||NE|
|San Diego *||Thu 6:30 AM||2622 km||1629 miles||1416 nm||NE|
|Tijuana *||Thu 6:30 AM||2623 km||1630 miles||1416 nm||NE|
|Kiritimati||Fri 3:30 AM||2788 km||1732 miles||1505 nm||SW|
|Las Vegas *||Thu 6:30 AM||2977 km||1850 miles||1608 nm||NE|
|Hermosillo||Thu 6:30 AM||3012 km||1872 miles||1627 nm||ENE|
|Phoenix||Thu 6:30 AM||3080 km||1914 miles||1663 nm||NE|
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