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 Monday, September 10, 2012 at 17:36:00 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: 30%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Monday, September 10, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.31 meters/second, 1523.9 km/hour, 946.9 miles/hour or 822.8 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' 30.2"||15.78 mi||west||0° 00' 04.7"||0.09 mi||south||15.78 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 15.1"||946.62 mi||west||0° 04' 49.2"||5.53 mi||south||946.87 mi|
|24 hours||11° 53' 02.2"||775.69 mi||east||2° 22' 21.8"||163.18 mi||south||797.94 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Hilo||Mon 7:36 AM||445 km||276 miles||240 nm||W|
|Wailuku||Mon 7:36 AM||613 km||381 miles||331 nm||WNW|
|Honolulu||Mon 7:36 AM||762 km||473 miles||411 nm||WNW|
|Kiritimati||Tue 7:36 AM||2059 km||1280 miles||1112 nm||SSW|
|Midway||Mon 6:36 AM||2867 km||1781 miles||1548 nm||WNW|
|San Francisco *||Mon 10:36 AM||3426 km||2129 miles||1850 nm||NE|
|Baker Island||Mon 5:36 AM||3508 km||2180 miles||1894 nm||SW|
|Los Angeles *||Mon 10:36 AM||3608 km||2242 miles||1948 nm||ENE|
|Fakaofo||Tue 6:36 AM||3884 km||2414 miles||2097 nm||SW|
|Las Vegas *||Mon 10:36 AM||3948 km||2453 miles||2132 nm||NE|
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