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, October 7, 2012 at 12:36:00 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: 58%
|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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.78 meters/second, 1518.4 km/hour, 943.5 miles/hour or 819.9 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' 30.7"||15.72 mi||west||0° 00' 03.3"||0.07 mi||south||15.72 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 45.2"||943.18 mi||west||0° 03' 27.2"||3.96 mi||south||943.36 mi|
|24 hours||11° 40' 21.8"||758.70 mi||east||1° 49' 02.8"||125.01 mi||south||773.11 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Puerto Vallarta *||Sun 7:36 AM||458 km||284 miles||247 nm||E|
|Mazatlan *||Sun 6:36 AM||481 km||299 miles||260 nm||NE|
|Tepic *||Sun 6:36 AM||514 km||319 miles||277 nm||ENE|
|Colima *||Sun 7:36 AM||620 km||385 miles||335 nm||E|
|Guadalajara *||Sun 7:36 AM||654 km||406 miles||353 nm||E|
|Aguascalientes *||Sun 7:36 AM||783 km||486 miles||423 nm||ENE|
|Leon *||Sun 7:36 AM||830 km||516 miles||448 nm||E|
|San Luis Potosi *||Sun 7:36 AM||923 km||574 miles||499 nm||ENE|
|Hermosillo||Sun 5:36 AM||1011 km||628 miles||546 nm||N|
|Chihuahua *||Sun 6:36 AM||1016 km||631 miles||549 nm||NNE|
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