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 14:54:00 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 7:50 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:36 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 14:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.17 meters/second, 1577.4 km/hour, 980.2 miles/hour or 851.7 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' 31.8"||16.34 mi||west||0° 00' 08.8"||0.17 mi||south||16.34 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 51.8"||980.04 mi||west||0° 08' 57.4"||10.26 mi||south||980.38 mi|
|24 hours||11° 15' 12.0"||759.01 mi||east||3° 52' 39.6"||266.54 mi||south||809.41 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Tue 4:54 AM||2209 km||1373 miles||1193 nm||WNW|
|Kiritimati||Wed 4:54 AM||2355 km||1464 miles||1272 nm||WSW|
|Los Angeles||Tue 6:54 AM||3151 km||1958 miles||1701 nm||NE|
|San Francisco||Tue 6:54 AM||3214 km||1997 miles||1736 nm||NNE|
|Hermosillo||Tue 7:54 AM||3411 km||2119 miles||1842 nm||NE|
|Las Vegas||Tue 6:54 AM||3515 km||2184 miles||1898 nm||NE|
|Papeete||Tue 4:54 AM||3555 km||2209 miles||1919 nm||SSW|
|Phoenix||Tue 7:54 AM||3560 km||2212 miles||1922 nm||NE|
|Salt Lake City||Tue 7:54 AM||4071 km||2530 miles||2198 nm||NE|
|Seattle||Tue 6:54 AM||4156 km||2582 miles||2244 nm||NNE|
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