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 14:36:00 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: 66%
|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 14:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.42 meters/second, 1509.9 km/hour, 938.2 miles/hour or 815.3 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"||15.64 mi||west||0° 00' 01.2"||0.02 mi||south||15.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 42.8"||937.89 mi||west||0° 01' 18.5"||1.50 mi||south||937.96 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 34.8"||756.87 mi||east||0° 58' 25.4"||66.98 mi||south||762.23 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Hilo||Sat 4:36 AM||543 km||337 miles||293 nm||WSW|
|Wailuku||Sat 4:36 AM||672 km||418 miles||363 nm||W|
|Honolulu||Sat 4:36 AM||814 km||506 miles||439 nm||W|
|Kiritimati||Sun 4:36 AM||2249 km||1397 miles||1214 nm||SSW|
|Midway||Sat 3:36 AM||2878 km||1788 miles||1554 nm||WNW|
|San Francisco *||Sat 7:36 AM||3248 km||2019 miles||1754 nm||NE|
|Los Angeles *||Sat 7:36 AM||3444 km||2140 miles||1860 nm||ENE|
|Baker Island||Sat 2:36 AM||3676 km||2284 miles||1985 nm||SW|
|Las Vegas *||Sat 7:36 AM||3781 km||2349 miles||2041 nm||NE|
|Seattle *||Sat 7:36 AM||3869 km||2404 miles||2089 nm||NNE|
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