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, September 9, 2012 at 13:16:00 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: 41%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 13:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.08 meters/second, 1508.7 km/hour, 937.5 miles/hour or 814.6 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' 30.2"||15.62 mi||west||0° 00' 01.8"||0.04 mi||south||15.62 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 18.5"||937.14 mi||west||0° 01' 58.4"||2.27 mi||south||937.24 mi|
|24 hours||11° 53' 36.4"||768.49 mi||east||1° 15' 19.7"||86.36 mi||south||776.45 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Querétaro *||Sun 8:16 AM||65 km||40 miles||35 nm||SW|
|Tizayuca *||Sun 8:16 AM||155 km||97 miles||84 nm||SE|
|San Luis Potosi *||Sun 8:16 AM||174 km||108 miles||94 nm||NW|
|Mexico City *||Sun 8:16 AM||186 km||116 miles||101 nm||SSE|
|Leon *||Sun 8:16 AM||188 km||117 miles||102 nm||W|
|Morelia *||Sun 8:16 AM||192 km||119 miles||104 nm||SW|
|Cuernavaca *||Sun 8:16 AM||235 km||146 miles||127 nm||SSE|
|Aguascalientes *||Sun 8:16 AM||268 km||167 miles||145 nm||WNW|
|Guadalajara *||Sun 8:16 AM||360 km||224 miles||194 nm||W|
|Fresnillo *||Sun 8:16 AM||394 km||245 miles||212 nm||NW|
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