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 14, 2012 at 19:28:00 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: 2%
|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 Friday, September 14, 2012 at 19:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.98 meters/second, 1609.1 km/hour, 999.9 miles/hour or 868.9 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"||16.66 mi||west||0° 00' 12.0"||0.23 mi||south||16.67 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 11.0"||999.81 mi||west||0° 12' 09.6"||13.93 mi||south||1000.05 mi|
|24 hours||12° 01' 20.1"||828.79 mi||east||4° 59' 44.7"||343.28 mi||south||898.87 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Sat 9:28 AM||2965 km||1843 miles||1601 nm||W|
|Papeete||Fri 9:28 AM||3214 km||1997 miles||1735 nm||SW|
|Adamstown||Fri 11:28 AM||3300 km||2051 miles||1782 nm||S|
|Hermosillo||Fri 12:28 PM||3408 km||2118 miles||1840 nm||NE|
|Honolulu||Fri 9:28 AM||3448 km||2143 miles||1862 nm||NW|
|Los Angeles *||Fri 12:28 PM||3494 km||2171 miles||1886 nm||NNE|
|Phoenix||Fri 12:28 PM||3723 km||2313 miles||2010 nm||NNE|
|San Francisco *||Fri 12:28 PM||3754 km||2332 miles||2027 nm||NNE|
|Mexico City *||Fri 2:28 PM||3799 km||2361 miles||2051 nm||ENE|
|Las Vegas *||Fri 12:28 PM||3826 km||2378 miles||2066 nm||NNE|
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