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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 15:10:00 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: 57%
|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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 15:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.18 meters/second, 1519.8 km/hour, 944.4 miles/hour or 820.7 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' 30.7"||15.74 mi||west||0° 00' 03.7"||0.07 mi||south||15.74 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 45.9"||944.09 mi||west||0° 03' 41.9"||4.24 mi||south||944.28 mi|
|24 hours||11° 39' 59.3"||759.02 mi||east||1° 54' 46.1"||131.56 mi||south||774.69 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Sun 5:10 AM||1189 km||739 miles||642 nm||W|
|Kiritimati||Mon 5:10 AM||2313 km||1437 miles||1249 nm||SSW|
|San Francisco *||Sun 8:10 AM||3060 km||1902 miles||1652 nm||NE|
|Los Angeles *||Sun 8:10 AM||3202 km||1990 miles||1729 nm||NE|
|Midway||Sun 4:10 AM||3257 km||2024 miles||1759 nm||WNW|
|Las Vegas *||Sun 8:10 AM||3550 km||2206 miles||1917 nm||NE|
|Phoenix||Sun 8:10 AM||3724 km||2314 miles||2011 nm||ENE|
|Hermosillo||Sun 8:10 AM||3732 km||2319 miles||2015 nm||ENE|
|Seattle *||Sun 8:10 AM||3773 km||2345 miles||2038 nm||NNE|
|Vancouver *||Sun 8:10 AM||3872 km||2406 miles||2090 nm||NNE|
- Seasons Calculator
- Moon Calculator – Find times for moonrise, moonset and more
- Moon Phase Calculator – Calculate moon phases for any year
- Sunrise Calculator – Find times for sunrise, sunset and more
Related time zone tools
- The World Clock – Current times around the world
- Personal World Clock – Shows just the cities you need
- Meeting Planner – Find a suitable time for an international meeting
- Time Zone Converter – If it is 3 pm in New York, what time is it in Sydney?
- Event Time Announcer/Fixed Time – Show local times worldwide for your event.