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 Friday, September 7, 2012 at 13:10:00 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: 60%
|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 Friday, September 7, 2012 at 13:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.49 meters/second, 1513.8 km/hour, 940.6 miles/hour or 817.4 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' 30.9"||15.68 mi||west||0° 00' 02.7"||0.05 mi||north||15.68 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 59.3"||940.35 mi||west||0° 02' 47.7"||3.21 mi||north||940.21 mi|
|24 hours||11° 41' 30.5"||757.47 mi||east||0° 40' 25.6"||46.36 mi||north||757.20 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tijuana *||Fri 6:10 AM||1425 km||886 miles||770 nm||NNE|
|San Diego *||Fri 6:10 AM||1440 km||895 miles||777 nm||NNE|
|Hermosillo||Fri 6:10 AM||1478 km||918 miles||798 nm||NE|
|Mexicali *||Fri 6:10 AM||1500 km||932 miles||810 nm||NNE|
|Los Angeles *||Fri 6:10 AM||1547 km||961 miles||835 nm||NNE|
|Mazatlan *||Fri 7:10 AM||1661 km||1032 miles||897 nm||ENE|
|Phoenix||Fri 6:10 AM||1747 km||1086 miles||943 nm||NNE|
|Las Vegas *||Fri 6:10 AM||1860 km||1156 miles||1004 nm||NNE|
|San Jose (USA) *||Fri 6:10 AM||1860 km||1156 miles||1005 nm||N|
|San Francisco *||Fri 6:10 AM||1908 km||1186 miles||1030 nm||N|
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