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.
View Day and Night Map
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 08:52:00 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: 99%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 08:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 49' ||North|
|Longitude: ||145° 29' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.58 meters/second, 1510.5 km/hour, 938.6 miles/hour or 815.6 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' 30.6"||15.64 mi||west||0° 00' 01.0"||0.02 mi||south||15.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 39.4"||938.33 mi||west||0° 01' 10.3"||1.34 mi||south||938.39 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 58.7"||757.71 mi||east||0° 54' 51.8"||62.91 mi||south||762.56 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Wed 10:52 PM||1287 km||800 miles||695 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Thu 10:52 PM||2460 km||1529 miles||1329 nm|| SSW|
|San Francisco||Thu 12:52 AM||2908 km||1807 miles||1570 nm|| NE|
|Los Angeles||Thu 12:52 AM||3051 km||1896 miles||1647 nm|| NE|
|Midway||Wed 9:52 PM||3323 km||2065 miles||1795 nm|| WNW|
|Las Vegas||Thu 12:52 AM||3398 km||2111 miles||1835 nm|| NE|
|Phoenix||Thu 1:52 AM||3575 km||2221 miles||1930 nm|| ENE|
|Hermosillo||Thu 1:52 AM||3589 km||2230 miles||1938 nm|| ENE|
|Seattle||Thu 12:52 AM||3628 km||2254 miles||1959 nm|| NNE|
|Vancouver||Thu 12:52 AM||3728 km||2317 miles||2013 nm|| NNE|
Related time zone tools