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, October 1, 2012 at 09:18:00 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: 98%
|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 Monday, October 1, 2012 at 09:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.73 meters/second, 1586.6 km/hour, 985.9 miles/hour or 856.7 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' 32.6"||16.43 mi||west||0° 00' 09.2"||0.18 mi||north||16.43 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 40.4"||985.71 mi||west||0° 09' 17.9"||10.65 mi||north||985.50 mi|
|24 hours||11° 00' 32.0"||746.13 mi||east||3° 26' 04.1"||236.10 mi||north||777.81 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Los Angeles *||Mon 2:18 AM||2763 km||1717 miles||1492 nm||NNE|
|Hermosillo||Mon 2:18 AM||2768 km||1720 miles||1495 nm||NE|
|San Francisco *||Mon 2:18 AM||3001 km||1865 miles||1620 nm||NNE|
|Phoenix||Mon 2:18 AM||3036 km||1886 miles||1639 nm||NE|
|Las Vegas *||Mon 2:18 AM||3105 km||1929 miles||1677 nm||NNE|
|Honolulu||Sun 11:18 PM||3159 km||1963 miles||1706 nm||WNW|
|Kiritimati||Mon 11:18 PM||3203 km||1990 miles||1729 nm||WSW|
|Mexico City *||Mon 4:18 AM||3418 km||2124 miles||1846 nm||ENE|
|Salt Lake City *||Mon 3:18 AM||3693 km||2295 miles||1994 nm||NNE|
|Papeete||Sun 11:18 PM||3870 km||2405 miles||2090 nm||SW|
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