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 Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 11:20:00 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: 83%
|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 Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 11:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.52 meters/second, 1521.1 km/hour, 945.2 miles/hour or 821.3 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' 31.1"||15.75 mi||west||0° 00' 03.7"||0.07 mi||north||15.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 12.6"||944.84 mi||west||0° 03' 37.4"||4.16 mi||north||944.67 mi|
|24 hours||11° 35' 09.9"||754.01 mi||east||1° 01' 09.4"||70.12 mi||north||754.81 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tijuana *||Thu 4:20 AM||1676 km||1042 miles||905 nm||NNE|
|San Diego *||Thu 4:20 AM||1686 km||1048 miles||910 nm||NNE|
|Los Angeles *||Thu 4:20 AM||1759 km||1093 miles||950 nm||NNE|
|Mexicali *||Thu 4:20 AM||1775 km||1103 miles||959 nm||NE|
|Hermosillo||Thu 4:20 AM||1847 km||1148 miles||997 nm||NE|
|San Jose (USA) *||Thu 4:20 AM||1983 km||1232 miles||1071 nm||N|
|San Francisco *||Thu 4:20 AM||2020 km||1255 miles||1091 nm||N|
|Phoenix||Thu 4:20 AM||2056 km||1278 miles||1110 nm||NE|
|Mazatlan *||Thu 5:20 AM||2079 km||1292 miles||1122 nm||ENE|
|Las Vegas *||Thu 4:20 AM||2103 km||1306 miles||1135 nm||NNE|
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