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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 12:26:00 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: 67%
|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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.31 meters/second, 1509.5 km/hour, 938.0 miles/hour or 815.1 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' 30.6"||15.63 mi||west||0° 00' 01.0"||0.02 mi||south||15.63 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 43.1"||937.64 mi||west||0° 01' 06.0"||1.26 mi||south||937.69 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 39.7"||756.76 mi||east||0° 53' 24.1"||61.23 mi||south||761.43 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Hermosillo||Sat 5:26 AM||1202 km||747 miles||649 nm||NE|
|Tijuana *||Sat 5:26 AM||1298 km||807 miles||701 nm||N|
|Mazatlan *||Sat 6:26 AM||1309 km||813 miles||707 nm||ENE|
|San Diego *||Sat 5:26 AM||1317 km||818 miles||711 nm||N|
|Mexicali *||Sat 5:26 AM||1341 km||833 miles||724 nm||NNE|
|Puerto Vallarta *||Sat 7:26 AM||1419 km||882 miles||766 nm||E|
|Long Beach *||Sat 5:26 AM||1426 km||886 miles||770 nm||N|
|Los Angeles *||Sat 5:26 AM||1455 km||904 miles||786 nm||N|
|Phoenix||Sat 5:26 AM||1540 km||957 miles||832 nm||NNE|
|Guadalajara *||Sat 7:26 AM||1615 km||1003 miles||872 nm||E|
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