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 12:36:00 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 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.51 meters/second, 1510.2 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"||0.02 mi||north||15.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 51.5"||938.08 mi||west||0° 01' 14.0"||1.42 mi||north||938.02 mi|
|24 hours||11° 41' 22.6"||755.61 mi||east||0° 02' 41.1"||3.08 mi||north||755.51 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tijuana *||Fri 5:36 AM||2021 km||1256 miles||1091 nm||NE|
|San Diego *||Fri 5:36 AM||2023 km||1257 miles||1092 nm||NE|
|Los Angeles *||Fri 5:36 AM||2037 km||1266 miles||1100 nm||NE|
|San Jose (USA) *||Fri 5:36 AM||2102 km||1306 miles||1135 nm||NNE|
|San Francisco *||Fri 5:36 AM||2117 km||1316 miles||1143 nm||NNE|
|Mexicali *||Fri 5:36 AM||2149 km||1335 miles||1160 nm||NE|
|Sacramento *||Fri 5:36 AM||2237 km||1390 miles||1208 nm||NNE|
|Hermosillo||Fri 5:36 AM||2370 km||1472 miles||1279 nm||ENE|
|Las Vegas *||Fri 5:36 AM||2402 km||1492 miles||1297 nm||NE|
|Phoenix||Fri 5:36 AM||2466 km||1532 miles||1331 nm||NE|
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