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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 15:20:00 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: 47%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Monday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 15:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.14 meters/second, 1537.7 km/hour, 955.5 miles/hour or 830.3 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' 30.8"||15.92 mi||west||0° 00' 05.9"||0.11 mi||south||15.92 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 54.9"||955.21 mi||west||0° 05' 57.1"||6.82 mi||south||955.50 mi|
|24 hours||11° 36' 15.9"||763.73 mi||east||2° 46' 57.5"||191.35 mi||south||792.83 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Mon 5:20 AM||2158 km||1341 miles||1165 nm||WNW|
|Tijuana *||Mon 8:20 AM||2618 km||1627 miles||1413 nm||NE|
|San Diego *||Mon 8:20 AM||2618 km||1627 miles||1414 nm||NE|
|Los Angeles *||Mon 8:20 AM||2622 km||1629 miles||1416 nm||NE|
|San Jose *||Mon 8:20 AM||2639 km||1640 miles||1425 nm||NNE|
|San Francisco *||Mon 8:20 AM||2646 km||1644 miles||1429 nm||NNE|
|Kiritimati||Tue 5:20 AM||2797 km||1738 miles||1511 nm||SW|
|Hermosillo||Mon 8:20 AM||2974 km||1848 miles||1606 nm||ENE|
|Las Vegas *||Mon 8:20 AM||2986 km||1856 miles||1612 nm||NE|
|Phoenix||Mon 8:20 AM||3068 km||1906 miles||1656 nm||NE|
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