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, September 7, 2012 at 11:36:00 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: 60%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Friday, August 31, 2012 at 1:59 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, September 7, 2012 at 11:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.72 meters/second, 1514.6 km/hour, 941.1 miles/hour or 817.8 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' 30.9"||15.69 mi||west||0° 00' 03.0"||0.06 mi||north||15.69 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 01.2"||940.86 mi||west||0° 02' 56.7"||3.38 mi||north||940.71 mi|
|24 hours||11° 40' 49.6"||757.10 mi||east||0° 44' 05.1"||50.55 mi||north||756.96 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Querétaro *||Fri 6:36 AM||94 km||59 miles||51 nm||W|
|Mexico City *||Fri 6:36 AM||123 km||76 miles||66 nm||SSE|
|Morelia *||Fri 6:36 AM||196 km||122 miles||106 nm||WSW|
|Puebla *||Fri 6:36 AM||211 km||131 miles||114 nm||SE|
|San Luis Potosi *||Fri 6:36 AM||241 km||149 miles||130 nm||NW|
|Leon *||Fri 6:36 AM||241 km||150 miles||130 nm||WNW|
|Aguascalientes *||Fri 6:36 AM||328 km||204 miles||177 nm||WNW|
|Veracruz *||Fri 6:36 AM||377 km||234 miles||204 nm||ESE|
|Guadalajara *||Fri 6:36 AM||402 km||250 miles||217 nm||W|
|Acapulco *||Fri 6:36 AM||404 km||251 miles||218 nm||S|
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