Home > Sun & Moon > Moon Light World Map

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 Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

View Day and Night Map

Change time and date

< 4 weeks4 weeks > March equinox 
or choose:

< 1 day1 day >June solstice
< 12 hours12 hours >September equinox
< 6 hours6 hours >December solstice
< 1 hour1 hour >Now/Current time
< 10 minutes10 minutes >

Map notes

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 41%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:11 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 13:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 56' North, Longitude: 100° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.09 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.62 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 misouth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 18.5"937.14 miwest0° 01' 58.7"2.27 misouth937.25 mi
24 hours11° 53' 36.4"768.49 mieast1° 15' 22.2"86.42 misouth776.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Querétaro *Sun 8:16 AM46 km28 miles25 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San Luis Potosi *Sun 8:16 AM158 km98 miles85 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Leon *Sun 8:16 AM161 km100 miles87 nmWest W
Morelia *Sun 8:16 AM174 km108 miles94 nmSouthwest SW
Mexico City *Sun 8:16 AM200 km124 miles108 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Aguascalientes *Sun 8:16 AM243 km151 miles131 nmWest-northwest WNW
Cuernavaca *Sun 8:16 AM245 km152 miles132 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Guadalajara *Sun 8:16 AM332 km206 miles179 nmWest W
Fresnillo *Sun 8:16 AM372 km231 miles201 nmNorthwest NW
Colima *Sun 8:16 AM416 km259 miles225 nmWest-southwest WSW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools