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 09:22:00 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 09:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.22 meters/second, 1520.0 km/hour, 944.5 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' 49.4"||944.25 mi||west||0° 03' 31.6"||4.05 mi||south||944.43 mi|
|24 hours||11° 35' 52.9"||754.64 mi||east||1° 49' 55.8"||126.03 mi||south||769.24 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Thu 11:22 PM||1761 km||1095 miles||951 nm||W|
|Kiritimati||Fri 11:22 PM||2669 km||1658 miles||1441 nm||SW|
|San Francisco||Fri 1:22 AM||2677 km||1663 miles||1445 nm||NE|
|Los Angeles||Fri 1:22 AM||2741 km||1703 miles||1480 nm||NE|
|Las Vegas||Fri 1:22 AM||3100 km||1926 miles||1674 nm||NE|
|Hermosillo||Fri 2:22 AM||3201 km||1989 miles||1729 nm||ENE|
|Phoenix||Fri 2:22 AM||3234 km||2010 miles||1746 nm||NE|
|Seattle||Fri 1:22 AM||3509 km||2181 miles||1895 nm||NNE|
|Salt Lake City||Fri 2:22 AM||3606 km||2241 miles||1947 nm||NE|
|Vancouver||Fri 1:22 AM||3631 km||2256 miles||1961 nm||NNE|
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