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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 10:46:00 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: 68%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 10:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.23 meters/second, 1509.2 km/hour, 937.8 miles/hour or 814.9 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' 30.6"||15.63 mi||west||0° 00' 00.9"||0.02 mi||south||15.63 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 43.3"||937.47 mi||west||0° 00' 56.1"||1.07 mi||south||937.52 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 42.4"||756.67 mi||east||0° 49' 29.8"||56.75 mi||south||760.84 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Veracruz *||Sat 5:46 AM||251 km||156 miles||135 nm||SW|
|Oaxaca *||Sat 5:46 AM||482 km||299 miles||260 nm||SSW|
|Tuxtla Gutierrez *||Sat 5:46 AM||494 km||307 miles||267 nm||SSE|
|Mexico City *||Sat 5:46 AM||496 km||308 miles||268 nm||WSW|
|Cuernavaca *||Sat 5:46 AM||526 km||327 miles||284 nm||WSW|
|Merida *||Sat 5:46 AM||526 km||327 miles||284 nm||E|
|Santa María Huatulco *||Sat 5:46 AM||594 km||369 miles||321 nm||SSW|
|Querétaro *||Sat 5:46 AM||597 km||371 miles||322 nm||W|
|Matamoros *||Sat 5:46 AM||615 km||382 miles||332 nm||NNW|
|San Luis Potosi *||Sat 5:46 AM||665 km||413 miles||359 nm||WNW|
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