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 Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 09:52:00 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%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Friday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.18 meters/second, 1537.8 km/hour, 955.6 miles/hour or 830.4 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' 31.1"||15.93 mi||west||0° 00' 05.6"||0.11 mi||south||15.93 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 14.7"||955.31 mi||west||0° 05' 43.7"||6.57 mi||south||955.59 mi|
|24 hours||11° 24' 01.7"||750.10 mi||east||2° 39' 57.5"||183.33 mi||south||777.39 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Fri 11:52 PM||2277 km||1415 miles||1229 nm||WNW|
|Tijuana||Sat 1:52 AM||2524 km||1568 miles||1363 nm||NE|
|San Diego||Sat 1:52 AM||2525 km||1569 miles||1363 nm||NE|
|Los Angeles||Sat 1:52 AM||2534 km||1575 miles||1368 nm||NE|
|San Jose||Sat 1:52 AM||2570 km||1597 miles||1388 nm||NNE|
|San Francisco||Sat 1:52 AM||2580 km||1603 miles||1393 nm||NNE|
|Mexicali||Sat 1:52 AM||2652 km||1648 miles||1432 nm||NE|
|Hermosillo||Sat 2:52 AM||2864 km||1780 miles||1546 nm||ENE|
|Las Vegas||Sat 1:52 AM||2899 km||1801 miles||1565 nm||NE|
|Kiritimati||Sat 11:52 PM||2900 km||1802 miles||1566 nm||SW|
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