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 13:28:00 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 3:20 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 13:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.45 meters/second, 1510.0 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' 51.0"||937.96 mi||west||0° 01' 09.1"||1.32 mi||north||937.90 mi|
|24 hours||11° 41' 30.0"||755.65 mi||east||0° 00' 39.0"||0.75 mi||north||755.63 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Fri 3:28 AM||1307 km||812 miles||706 nm||W|
|Kiritimati||Sat 3:28 AM||2479 km||1540 miles||1339 nm||SSW|
|San Francisco *||Fri 6:28 AM||2887 km||1794 miles||1559 nm||NE|
|Los Angeles *||Fri 6:28 AM||3029 km||1882 miles||1635 nm||NE|
|Midway||Fri 2:28 AM||3339 km||2075 miles||1803 nm||WNW|
|Las Vegas *||Fri 6:28 AM||3376 km||2098 miles||1823 nm||NE|
|Phoenix||Fri 6:28 AM||3553 km||2207 miles||1918 nm||ENE|
|Hermosillo||Fri 6:28 AM||3567 km||2216 miles||1926 nm||ENE|
|Seattle *||Fri 6:28 AM||3610 km||2243 miles||1949 nm||NNE|
|Vancouver *||Fri 6:28 AM||3711 km||2306 miles||2004 nm||NNE|
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