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, October 8, 2012 at 13:20:00 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: 48%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Monday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.66 meters/second, 1536.0 km/hour, 954.4 miles/hour or 829.4 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' 30.8"||15.91 mi||west||0° 00' 05.6"||0.11 mi||south||15.91 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 54.2"||954.21 mi||west||0° 05' 46.3"||6.62 mi||south||954.50 mi|
|24 hours||11° 36' 32.8"||763.25 mi||east||2° 42' 48.7"||186.61 mi||south||791.17 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Puerto Vallarta *||Mon 8:20 AM||442 km||275 miles||239 nm||NE|
|Colima *||Mon 8:20 AM||523 km||325 miles||282 nm||ENE|
|Tepic *||Mon 7:20 AM||533 km||331 miles||288 nm||NE|
|Mazatlan *||Mon 7:20 AM||604 km||375 miles||326 nm||NNE|
|Guadalajara *||Mon 8:20 AM||613 km||381 miles||331 nm||ENE|
|Aguascalientes *||Mon 8:20 AM||771 km||479 miles||417 nm||ENE|
|Leon *||Mon 8:20 AM||792 km||492 miles||428 nm||ENE|
|San Luis Potosi *||Mon 8:20 AM||907 km||563 miles||490 nm||ENE|
|Acapulco *||Mon 8:20 AM||926 km||575 miles||500 nm||E|
|Mexico City *||Mon 8:20 AM||1002 km||623 miles||541 nm||E|
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