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 Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 08:46:00 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: 98%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Monday, October 29, 2012 at 7:50 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:36 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 08:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.45 meters/second, 1528.0 km/hour, 949.5 miles/hour or 825.1 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' 31.3"||15.82 mi||west||0° 00' 04.5"||0.09 mi||north||15.82 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 21.8"||949.17 mi||west||0° 04' 25.5"||5.07 mi||north||948.97 mi|
|24 hours||11° 32' 10.1"||754.06 mi||east||1° 21' 08.5"||93.03 mi||north||756.64 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Hermosillo||Wed 1:46 AM||1375 km||854 miles||742 nm||NE|
|Mazatlan||Wed 1:46 AM||1390 km||864 miles||751 nm||ENE|
|Puerto Vallarta||Wed 2:46 AM||1459 km||907 miles||788 nm||E|
|Tijuana *||Wed 1:46 AM||1500 km||932 miles||810 nm||N|
|San Diego *||Wed 1:46 AM||1518 km||943 miles||820 nm||N|
|Mexicali *||Wed 1:46 AM||1541 km||957 miles||832 nm||NNE|
|Guadalajara||Wed 2:46 AM||1656 km||1029 miles||894 nm||E|
|Los Angeles *||Wed 1:46 AM||1656 km||1029 miles||894 nm||N|
|Phoenix||Wed 1:46 AM||1733 km||1077 miles||936 nm||NNE|
|Aguascalientes||Wed 2:46 AM||1776 km||1103 miles||959 nm||ENE|
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