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 14:10:00 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: 40%
|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 14:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.16 meters/second, 1509.0 km/hour, 937.6 miles/hour or 814.8 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' 30.2"||15.63 mi||west||0° 00' 02.0"||0.04 mi||south||15.63 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 18.2"||937.32 mi||west||0° 02' 04.0"||2.37 mi||south||937.43 mi|
|24 hours||11° 53' 39.8"||768.70 mi||east||1° 17' 30.2"||88.86 mi||south||777.03 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mazatlan *||Sun 8:10 AM||721 km||448 miles||390 nm||ENE|
|Puerto Vallarta *||Sun 9:10 AM||805 km||500 miles||435 nm||E|
|Hermosillo||Sun 7:10 AM||925 km||575 miles||500 nm||NNE|
|Guadalajara *||Sun 9:10 AM||1000 km||622 miles||540 nm||E|
|Chihuahua *||Sun 8:10 AM||1102 km||684 miles||595 nm||NE|
|Aguascalientes *||Sun 9:10 AM||1110 km||690 miles||599 nm||E|
|Leon *||Sun 9:10 AM||1170 km||727 miles||632 nm||E|
|San Luis Potosi *||Sun 9:10 AM||1248 km||776 miles||674 nm||E|
|Tucson||Sun 7:10 AM||1268 km||788 miles||685 nm||N|
|Mexicali *||Sun 7:10 AM||1323 km||822 miles||714 nm||N|
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