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 3:19 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 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"||937.96 mi||west||0° 01' 18.7"||1.51 mi||south||938.03 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 34.8"||756.93 mi||east||0° 58' 27.9"||67.04 mi||south||762.29 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||516 km||321 miles||279 nm||WSW|
|Wailuku||Sat 4:36 AM||644 km||400 miles||348 nm||W|
|Honolulu||Sat 4:36 AM||786 km||488 miles||424 nm||W|
|Kiritimati||Sun 4:36 AM||2238 km||1391 miles||1209 nm||SSW|
|Midway||Sat 3:36 AM||2852 km||1772 miles||1540 nm||WNW|
|San Francisco *||Sat 7:36 AM||3270 km||2032 miles||1765 nm||NE|
|Los Angeles *||Sat 7:36 AM||3468 km||2155 miles||1873 nm||ENE|
|Baker Island||Sat 2:36 AM||3653 km||2270 miles||1972 nm||SW|
|Las Vegas *||Sat 7:36 AM||3804 km||2364 miles||2054 nm||NE|
|Seattle *||Sat 7:36 AM||3885 km||2414 miles||2098 nm||NNE|
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