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 Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 08:18:00 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: 100%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 08:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.19 meters/second, 1606.3 km/hour, 998.1 miles/hour or 867.3 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' 32.9"||16.63 mi||west||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||north||16.63 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 55.0"||997.98 mi||west||0° 10' 31.1"||12.05 mi||north||997.85 mi|
|24 hours||10° 52' 08.3"||745.58 mi||east||3° 59' 49.6"||274.71 mi||north||790.85 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Hermosillo||Sun 1:18 AM||2889 km||1795 miles||1560 nm||NNE|
|Los Angeles *||Sun 1:18 AM||3066 km||1905 miles||1655 nm||NNE|
|Mexico City *||Sun 3:18 AM||3224 km||2003 miles||1741 nm||ENE|
|Phoenix||Sun 1:18 AM||3236 km||2011 miles||1748 nm||NNE|
|Las Vegas *||Sun 1:18 AM||3379 km||2100 miles||1825 nm||NNE|
|San Francisco *||Sun 1:18 AM||3386 km||2104 miles||1829 nm||N|
|Kiritimati||Sun 10:18 PM||3494 km||2171 miles||1886 nm||W|
|Adamstown||Sun 12:18 AM||3615 km||2246 miles||1952 nm||S|
|Honolulu||Sat 10:18 PM||3723 km||2313 miles||2010 nm||WNW|
|Papeete||Sat 10:18 PM||3760 km||2337 miles||2030 nm||SW|
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