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 13:20:00 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 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.35 meters/second, 1509.7 km/hour, 938.1 miles/hour or 815.2 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"||937.74 mi||west||0° 01' 11.2"||1.36 mi||south||937.80 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 37.8"||756.80 mi||east||0° 55' 30.4"||63.64 mi||south||761.76 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tijuana *||Sat 6:20 AM||1960 km||1218 miles||1058 nm||NE|
|San Diego *||Sat 6:20 AM||1963 km||1220 miles||1060 nm||NE|
|Los Angeles *||Sat 6:20 AM||1982 km||1231 miles||1070 nm||NE|
|San Jose (USA) *||Sat 6:20 AM||2062 km||1282 miles||1114 nm||NNE|
|San Francisco *||Sat 6:20 AM||2080 km||1292 miles||1123 nm||NNE|
|Mexicali *||Sat 6:20 AM||2086 km||1296 miles||1126 nm||NE|
|Sacramento *||Sat 6:20 AM||2199 km||1366 miles||1187 nm||NNE|
|Hermosillo||Sat 6:20 AM||2296 km||1427 miles||1240 nm||ENE|
|Las Vegas *||Sat 6:20 AM||2346 km||1458 miles||1267 nm||NE|
|Phoenix||Sat 6:20 AM||2401 km||1492 miles||1296 nm||NE|
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