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, December 26, 2012 at 08:14:00 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: 96%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Friday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 08:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.76 meters/second, 1511.1 km/hour, 939.0 miles/hour or 815.9 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' 30.7"||15.65 mi||west||0° 00' 01.2"||0.02 mi||north||15.65 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 49.0"||938.64 mi||west||0° 01' 13.8"||1.41 mi||north||938.58 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 49.2"||757.65 mi||east||0° 02' 42.7"||3.11 mi||north||757.54 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Tue 10:14 PM||1054 km||655 miles||569 nm||W|
|Kiritimati||Wed 10:14 PM||2338 km||1453 miles||1263 nm||SSW|
|San Francisco||Wed 12:14 AM||3078 km||1913 miles||1662 nm||NE|
|Midway||Tue 9:14 PM||3106 km||1930 miles||1677 nm||WNW|
|Los Angeles||Wed 12:14 AM||3248 km||2018 miles||1754 nm||ENE|
|Las Vegas||Wed 12:14 AM||3590 km||2231 miles||1939 nm||NE|
|Seattle||Wed 12:14 AM||3750 km||2330 miles||2025 nm||NNE|
|Phoenix||Wed 1:14 AM||3780 km||2349 miles||2041 nm||ENE|
|Hermosillo||Wed 1:14 AM||3809 km||2367 miles||2057 nm||ENE|
|Vancouver||Wed 12:14 AM||3841 km||2387 miles||2074 nm||NNE|
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