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 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: 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 13:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.34 meters/second, 1509.6 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' 42.9"||937.72 mi||west||0° 01' 10.3"||1.34 mi||south||937.78 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 38.3"||756.80 mi||east||0° 55' 07.0"||63.19 mi||south||761.70 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tijuana *||Sat 6:10 AM||1786 km||1110 miles||964 nm||NE|
|San Diego *||Sat 6:10 AM||1791 km||1113 miles||967 nm||NE|
|Los Angeles *||Sat 6:10 AM||1829 km||1136 miles||987 nm||NE|
|Mexicali *||Sat 6:10 AM||1904 km||1183 miles||1028 nm||NE|
|San Jose (USA) *||Sat 6:10 AM||1963 km||1220 miles||1060 nm||NNE|
|San Francisco *||Sat 6:10 AM||1988 km||1235 miles||1074 nm||NNE|
|Hermosillo||Sat 6:10 AM||2074 km||1289 miles||1120 nm||ENE|
|Sacramento *||Sat 6:10 AM||2103 km||1307 miles||1136 nm||NNE|
|Las Vegas *||Sat 6:10 AM||2189 km||1360 miles||1182 nm||NE|
|Phoenix||Sat 6:10 AM||2210 km||1373 miles||1194 nm||NE|
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