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 Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 10:10:00 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||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 Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 10:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.49 meters/second, 1560.6 km/hour, 969.7 miles/hour or 842.6 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' 31.7"||16.16 mi||west||0° 00' 07.5"||0.15 mi||south||16.16 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 47.0"||969.47 mi||west||0° 07' 39.2"||8.77 mi||south||969.81 mi|
|24 hours||11° 11' 20.3"||746.62 mi||east||3° 22' 30.5"||232.03 mi||south||787.14 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tijuana||Sun 2:10 AM||2282 km||1418 miles||1232 nm||NNE|
|San Diego||Sun 2:10 AM||2291 km||1424 miles||1237 nm||NNE|
|Los Angeles||Sun 2:10 AM||2359 km||1466 miles||1273 nm||NNE|
|Mexicali||Sun 2:10 AM||2381 km||1480 miles||1286 nm||NNE|
|Hermosillo||Sun 3:10 AM||2428 km||1509 miles||1311 nm||NE|
|San Jose (USA)||Sun 2:10 AM||2551 km||1585 miles||1378 nm||NNE|
|Mazatlan||Sun 3:10 AM||2563 km||1593 miles||1384 nm||ENE|
|San Francisco||Sun 2:10 AM||2582 km||1604 miles||1394 nm||NNE|
|Phoenix||Sun 3:10 AM||2660 km||1653 miles||1436 nm||NE|
|Las Vegas||Sun 2:10 AM||2706 km||1682 miles||1461 nm||NNE|
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