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, October 5, 2012 at 12:20:00 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: 76%
|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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.52 meters/second, 1510.3 km/hour, 938.4 miles/hour or 815.5 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' 30.8"||15.64 mi||west||0° 00' 01.2"||0.03 mi||north||15.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 51.7"||938.12 mi||west||0° 01' 15.6"||1.45 mi||north||938.06 mi|
|24 hours||11° 41' 20.4"||755.60 mi||east||0° 03' 18.7"||3.80 mi||north||755.47 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tijuana *||Fri 5:20 AM||1744 km||1084 miles||942 nm||NE|
|San Diego *||Fri 5:20 AM||1749 km||1087 miles||945 nm||NE|
|Los Angeles *||Fri 5:20 AM||1793 km||1114 miles||968 nm||NNE|
|Mexicali *||Fri 5:20 AM||1859 km||1155 miles||1004 nm||NE|
|San Jose (USA) *||Fri 5:20 AM||1944 km||1208 miles||1049 nm||NNE|
|San Francisco *||Fri 5:20 AM||1971 km||1225 miles||1064 nm||NNE|
|Oakland *||Fri 5:20 AM||1979 km||1230 miles||1069 nm||NNE|
|Hermosillo||Fri 5:20 AM||2016 km||1253 miles||1088 nm||ENE|
|Sacramento *||Fri 5:20 AM||2084 km||1295 miles||1125 nm||NNE|
|Las Vegas *||Fri 5:20 AM||2151 km||1337 miles||1162 nm||NE|
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