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 Friday, December 28, 2012 at 09:12:00 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: 100%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Friday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, December 28, 2012 at 09:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.19 meters/second, 1519.9 km/hour, 944.4 miles/hour or 820.7 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' 30.7"||15.74 mi||west||0° 00' 03.4"||0.07 mi||south||15.74 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 49.2"||944.12 mi||west||0° 03' 30.7"||4.03 mi||south||944.30 mi|
|24 hours||11° 35' 57.0"||754.61 mi||east||1° 49' 34.2"||125.60 mi||south||769.14 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Thu 11:12 PM||2012 km||1250 miles||1086 nm||W|
|San Jose||Fri 1:12 AM||2524 km||1568 miles||1363 nm||NE|
|San Francisco||Fri 1:12 AM||2525 km||1569 miles||1363 nm||NE|
|Los Angeles||Fri 1:12 AM||2549 km||1584 miles||1376 nm||NE|
|San Diego||Fri 1:12 AM||2562 km||1592 miles||1384 nm||NE|
|Tijuana||Fri 1:12 AM||2564 km||1593 miles||1384 nm||NE|
|Sacramento||Fri 1:12 AM||2647 km||1645 miles||1430 nm||NE|
|Kiritimati||Fri 11:12 PM||2851 km||1772 miles||1539 nm||SW|
|Las Vegas||Fri 1:12 AM||2911 km||1809 miles||1572 nm||NE|
|Hermosillo||Fri 2:12 AM||2971 km||1846 miles||1604 nm||ENE|
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