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 Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 14:24:00 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: 54%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Monday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.03 meters/second, 1576.9 km/hour, 979.8 miles/hour or 851.5 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' 31.8"||16.33 mi||west||0° 00' 08.8"||0.17 mi||south||16.33 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 51.7"||979.67 mi||west||0° 08' 55.4"||10.22 mi||south||980.01 mi|
|24 hours||11° 15' 10.7"||758.70 mi||east||3° 51' 53.2"||265.64 mi||south||808.83 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tijuana||Tue 6:24 AM||2625 km||1631 miles||1417 nm||NNE|
|San Diego||Tue 6:24 AM||2633 km||1636 miles||1422 nm||NNE|
|Los Angeles||Tue 6:24 AM||2696 km||1675 miles||1456 nm||NNE|
|Hermosillo||Tue 7:24 AM||2774 km||1724 miles||1498 nm||NE|
|San Francisco||Tue 6:24 AM||2895 km||1799 miles||1563 nm||NNE|
|Honolulu||Tue 4:24 AM||2950 km||1833 miles||1593 nm||WNW|
|Phoenix||Tue 7:24 AM||3007 km||1869 miles||1624 nm||NE|
|Las Vegas||Tue 6:24 AM||3047 km||1893 miles||1645 nm||NNE|
|Kiritimati||Wed 4:24 AM||3100 km||1926 miles||1674 nm||WSW|
|Mexico City||Tue 8:24 AM||3528 km||2192 miles||1905 nm||ENE|
- 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.