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 15:36:00 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: 49%
|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 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.35 meters/second, 1506.1 km/hour, 935.8 miles/hour or 813.2 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' 30.4"||15.60 mi||west||0° 00' 00.3"||0.00 mi||north||15.60 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 31.6"||935.49 mi||west||0° 00' 12.6"||0.24 mi||north||935.48 mi|
|24 hours||11° 50' 23.9"||763.50 mi||east||0° 22' 45.1"||26.09 mi||south||764.92 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Sat 5:36 AM||1245 km||774 miles||672 nm||W|
|Kiritimati||Sun 5:36 AM||2479 km||1540 miles||1338 nm||SSW|
|San Francisco *||Sat 8:36 AM||2903 km||1804 miles||1567 nm||NE|
|Los Angeles *||Sat 8:36 AM||3057 km||1900 miles||1651 nm||ENE|
|Midway||Sat 4:36 AM||3271 km||2032 miles||1766 nm||WNW|
|Las Vegas *||Sat 8:36 AM||3402 km||2114 miles||1837 nm||NE|
|Phoenix||Sat 8:36 AM||3586 km||2228 miles||1936 nm||ENE|
|Seattle *||Sat 8:36 AM||3607 km||2241 miles||1948 nm||NNE|
|Hermosillo||Sat 8:36 AM||3609 km||2242 miles||1949 nm||ENE|
|Vancouver *||Sat 8:36 AM||3705 km||2302 miles||2000 nm||NNE|
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