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, August 10, 2012 at 13:20:00 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: 43%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 6:55 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Friday, August 17, 2012 at 3:55 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, August 10, 2012 at 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.52 meters/second, 1521.1 km/hour, 945.2 miles/hour or 821.3 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' 31.3"||15.75 mi||west||0° 00' 04.2"||0.08 mi||north||15.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 17.9"||944.89 mi||west||0° 04' 16.9"||4.91 mi||north||944.69 mi|
|24 hours||11° 36' 45.7"||755.70 mi||east||1° 17' 05.7"||88.40 mi||north||757.75 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Puerto Vallarta *||Fri 8:20 AM||87 km||54 miles||47 nm||NNE|
|Punta Mita *||Fri 8:20 AM||102 km||63 miles||55 nm||N|
|Manzanillo *||Fri 8:20 AM||152 km||94 miles||82 nm||SE|
|Ixtlán del Río *||Fri 7:20 AM||175 km||109 miles||94 nm||NE|
|Tepic *||Fri 7:20 AM||193 km||120 miles||104 nm||NNE|
|Colima *||Fri 8:20 AM||197 km||122 miles||106 nm||ESE|
|Guadalajara *||Fri 8:20 AM||240 km||149 miles||130 nm||ENE|
|Mazatlan *||Fri 7:20 AM||385 km||239 miles||208 nm||NNW|
|Aguascalientes *||Fri 8:20 AM||398 km||247 miles||215 nm||NE|
|Leon *||Fri 8:20 AM||421 km||261 miles||227 nm||ENE|
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