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 Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 14:16:00 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: 50%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:11 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 14:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.38 meters/second, 1506.2 km/hour, 935.9 miles/hour or 813.3 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' 30.6"||15.60 mi||west||0° 00' 00.4"||0.01 mi||north||15.60 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 32.6"||935.62 mi||west||0° 00' 20.6"||0.40 mi||north||935.60 mi|
|24 hours||11° 50' 04.8"||763.25 mi||east||0° 19' 31.1"||22.38 mi||south||764.41 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tijuana *||Sat 7:16 AM||1566 km||973 miles||846 nm||NE|
|San Diego *||Sat 7:16 AM||1574 km||978 miles||850 nm||NE|
|Los Angeles *||Sat 7:16 AM||1636 km||1016 miles||883 nm||NNE|
|Mexicali *||Sat 7:16 AM||1672 km||1039 miles||903 nm||NE|
|Hermosillo||Sat 7:16 AM||1789 km||1112 miles||966 nm||ENE|
|San Jose (USA) *||Sat 7:16 AM||1840 km||1143 miles||993 nm||NNE|
|San Francisco *||Sat 7:16 AM||1874 km||1165 miles||1012 nm||N|
|Oakland *||Sat 7:16 AM||1881 km||1169 miles||1015 nm||NNE|
|Phoenix||Sat 7:16 AM||1964 km||1220 miles||1060 nm||NE|
|Sacramento *||Sat 7:16 AM||1981 km||1231 miles||1070 nm||NNE|
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