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 09:08:00 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 3:19 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 09:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.04 meters/second, 1605.7 km/hour, 997.8 miles/hour or 867.0 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' 54.8"||997.70 mi||west||0° 10' 29.0"||12.01 mi||north||997.57 mi|
|24 hours||10° 52' 19.9"||745.60 mi||east||3° 58' 50.3"||273.60 mi||north||790.44 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Sun 11:08 PM||2158 km||1341 miles||1165 nm||WSW|
|Honolulu||Sat 11:08 PM||2560 km||1591 miles||1382 nm||NW|
|Papeete||Sat 11:08 PM||3020 km||1876 miles||1631 nm||SSW|
|Los Angeles *||Sun 2:08 AM||3609 km||2243 miles||1949 nm||NNE|
|Adamstown||Sun 1:08 AM||3727 km||2316 miles||2012 nm||SSE|
|San Francisco *||Sun 2:08 AM||3728 km||2317 miles||2013 nm||NNE|
|Hermosillo||Sun 2:08 AM||3759 km||2335 miles||2029 nm||NE|
|Rarotonga||Sat 11:08 PM||3929 km||2441 miles||2121 nm||SW|
|Phoenix||Sun 2:08 AM||3968 km||2465 miles||2142 nm||NE|
|Las Vegas *||Sun 2:08 AM||3969 km||2466 miles||2143 nm||NNE|
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