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 3:19 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 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"||938.15 mi||west||0° 01' 14.0"||1.41 mi||north||938.08 mi|
|24 hours||11° 41' 22.9"||755.66 mi||east||0° 02' 38.6"||3.03 mi||north||755.56 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||2042 km||1269 miles||1102 nm||NE|
|San Diego *||Fri 5:36 AM||2043 km||1270 miles||1103 nm||NE|
|Los Angeles *||Fri 5:36 AM||2056 km||1277 miles||1110 nm||NE|
|San Jose (USA) *||Fri 5:36 AM||2115 km||1314 miles||1142 nm||NNE|
|San Francisco *||Fri 5:36 AM||2129 km||1323 miles||1150 nm||NNE|
|Mexicali *||Fri 5:36 AM||2170 km||1349 miles||1172 nm||NE|
|Sacramento *||Fri 5:36 AM||2250 km||1398 miles||1215 nm||NNE|
|Hermosillo||Fri 5:36 AM||2395 km||1488 miles||1293 nm||ENE|
|Las Vegas *||Fri 5:36 AM||2420 km||1504 miles||1307 nm||NE|
|Phoenix||Fri 5:36 AM||2488 km||1546 miles||1343 nm||NE|
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