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 3:20 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 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 419.30 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"||937.63 mi||west||0° 01' 05.8"||1.26 mi||south||937.69 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 39.7"||756.75 mi||east||0° 53' 21.3"||61.18 mi||south||761.42 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||1185 km||736 miles||640 nm||NE|
|Mazatlan *||Sat 6:26 AM||1281 km||796 miles||692 nm||ENE|
|Tijuana *||Sat 5:26 AM||1295 km||805 miles||699 nm||N|
|San Diego *||Sat 5:26 AM||1314 km||816 miles||709 nm||N|
|Mexicali *||Sat 5:26 AM||1334 km||829 miles||720 nm||NNE|
|Puerto Vallarta *||Sat 7:26 AM||1391 km||865 miles||751 nm||E|
|Long Beach *||Sat 5:26 AM||1425 km||885 miles||769 nm||N|
|Los Angeles *||Sat 5:26 AM||1454 km||904 miles||785 nm||N|
|Phoenix||Sat 5:26 AM||1529 km||950 miles||826 nm||NNE|
|Guadalajara *||Sat 7:26 AM||1587 km||986 miles||857 nm||E|
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