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 Monday, September 10, 2012 at 14:00:00 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: 31%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:11 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Monday, September 10, 2012 at 14:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.59 meters/second, 1521.3 km/hour, 945.3 miles/hour or 821.5 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"||15.76 mi||west||0° 00' 04.3"||0.08 mi||south||15.76 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 14.9"||945.08 mi||west||0° 04' 28.0"||5.12 mi||south||945.32 mi|
|24 hours||11° 53' 19.5"||774.74 mi||east||2° 14' 07.3"||153.75 mi||south||794.92 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mexico City *||Mon 9:00 AM||32 km||20 miles||18 nm||SW|
|Puebla *||Mon 9:00 AM||102 km||63 miles||55 nm||SE|
|Querétaro *||Mon 9:00 AM||188 km||117 miles||101 nm||NW|
|Morelia *||Mon 9:00 AM||239 km||148 miles||129 nm||W|
|Veracruz *||Mon 9:00 AM||293 km||182 miles||158 nm||E|
|Acapulco *||Mon 9:00 AM||326 km||203 miles||176 nm||SSW|
|Leon *||Mon 9:00 AM||337 km||209 miles||182 nm||WNW|
|San Luis Potosi *||Mon 9:00 AM||352 km||219 miles||190 nm||NW|
|Oaxaca *||Mon 9:00 AM||366 km||228 miles||198 nm||SE|
|Aguascalientes *||Mon 9:00 AM||430 km||267 miles||232 nm||NW|
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