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 13:36:00 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 3:20 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 13:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.36 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' 01.1"||0.02 mi||south||15.63 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 42.9"||937.77 mi||west||0° 01' 12.7"||1.39 mi||south||937.83 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 37.2"||756.82 mi||east||0° 56' 05.2"||64.31 mi||south||761.85 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Los Angeles *||Sat 6:36 AM||2237 km||1390 miles||1208 nm||NE|
|San Diego *||Sat 6:36 AM||2241 km||1393 miles||1210 nm||NE|
|Tijuana *||Sat 6:36 AM||2241 km||1393 miles||1210 nm||NE|
|San Jose *||Sat 6:36 AM||2247 km||1397 miles||1214 nm||NNE|
|San Francisco *||Sat 6:36 AM||2255 km||1401 miles||1217 nm||NNE|
|Honolulu||Sat 3:36 AM||2318 km||1441 miles||1252 nm||W|
|Mexicali *||Sat 6:36 AM||2375 km||1476 miles||1283 nm||NE|
|Sacramento *||Sat 6:36 AM||2377 km||1477 miles||1283 nm||NNE|
|Las Vegas *||Sat 6:36 AM||2601 km||1616 miles||1405 nm||NE|
|Hermosillo||Sat 6:36 AM||2633 km||1636 miles||1421 nm||ENE|
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