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 15:24:00 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 7:50 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:36 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 15:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.30 meters/second, 1577.9 km/hour, 980.4 miles/hour or 852.0 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' 09.0"||0.17 mi||south||16.34 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 51.9"||980.33 mi||west||0° 08' 59.5"||10.30 mi||south||980.67 mi|
|24 hours||11° 15' 13.5"||759.27 mi||east||3° 53' 24.2"||267.39 mi||south||809.91 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Tue 5:24 AM||1550 km||963 miles||837 nm||NW|
|Kiritimati||Wed 5:24 AM||1714 km||1065 miles||925 nm||SW|
|Papeete||Tue 5:24 AM||3372 km||2095 miles||1821 nm||S|
|Baker Island||Tue 3:24 AM||3610 km||2243 miles||1949 nm||WSW|
|San Francisco||Tue 7:24 AM||3643 km||2263 miles||1967 nm||NE|
|Midway||Tue 4:24 AM||3648 km||2267 miles||1970 nm||WNW|
|Los Angeles||Tue 7:24 AM||3686 km||2290 miles||1990 nm||NE|
|Fakaofo||Wed 4:24 AM||3688 km||2292 miles||1991 nm||SW|
|Rarotonga||Tue 5:24 AM||4041 km||2511 miles||2182 nm||SSW|
|Las Vegas||Tue 7:24 AM||4048 km||2515 miles||2186 nm||NE|
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