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 12:36:00 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: 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 12:36:00 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"||937.72 mi||west||0° 01' 06.9"||1.28 mi||south||937.78 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 39.4"||756.82 mi||east||0° 53' 47.5"||61.68 mi||south||761.54 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tijuana *||Sat 5:36 AM||1354 km||841 miles||731 nm||NNE|
|San Diego *||Sat 5:36 AM||1369 km||851 miles||739 nm||NNE|
|Hermosillo||Sat 5:36 AM||1376 km||855 miles||743 nm||NE|
|Mexicali *||Sat 5:36 AM||1421 km||883 miles||767 nm||NNE|
|Los Angeles *||Sat 5:36 AM||1484 km||922 miles||801 nm||N|
|Mazatlan *||Sat 6:36 AM||1554 km||966 miles||839 nm||ENE|
|Phoenix||Sat 5:36 AM||1659 km||1031 miles||896 nm||NNE|
|Las Vegas *||Sat 5:36 AM||1788 km||1111 miles||965 nm||NNE|
|San Jose (USA) *||Sat 5:36 AM||1819 km||1130 miles||982 nm||N|
|Guadalajara *||Sat 7:36 AM||1866 km||1160 miles||1008 nm||E|
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