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 13:10:00 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: 75%
|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 13:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.47 meters/second, 1510.1 km/hour, 938.3 miles/hour or 815.4 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' 01.1"||0.02 mi||north||15.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 51.2"||938.07 mi||west||0° 01' 10.7"||1.35 mi||north||938.01 mi|
|24 hours||11° 41' 27.8"||755.69 mi||east||0° 01' 18.7"||1.50 mi||north||755.64 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Fri 3:10 AM||1730 km||1075 miles||934 nm||W|
|San Francisco *||Fri 6:10 AM||2601 km||1616 miles||1404 nm||NE|
|San Jose *||Fri 6:10 AM||2607 km||1620 miles||1408 nm||NE|
|Los Angeles *||Fri 6:10 AM||2685 km||1669 miles||1450 nm||NE|
|Kiritimati||Sat 3:10 AM||2739 km||1702 miles||1479 nm||SW|
|Las Vegas *||Fri 6:10 AM||3041 km||1890 miles||1642 nm||NE|
|Hermosillo||Fri 6:10 AM||3173 km||1972 miles||1714 nm||ENE|
|Phoenix||Fri 6:10 AM||3189 km||1981 miles||1722 nm||ENE|
|Seattle *||Fri 6:10 AM||3415 km||2122 miles||1844 nm||NNE|
|Vancouver *||Fri 6:10 AM||3534 km||2196 miles||1908 nm||NNE|
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