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 Tuesday, October 9, 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: 38%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Monday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 14:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.02 meters/second, 1558.9 km/hour, 968.6 miles/hour or 841.7 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' 30.9"||16.14 mi||west||0° 00' 07.9"||0.15 mi||south||16.14 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 02.9"||968.42 mi||west||0° 07' 54.1"||9.06 mi||south||968.76 mi|
|24 hours||11° 34' 21.3"||772.03 mi||east||3° 31' 14.5"||242.03 mi||south||814.79 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Colima *||Tue 9:00 AM||513 km||319 miles||277 nm||NNE|
|Puerto Vallarta *||Tue 9:00 AM||594 km||369 miles||321 nm||N|
|Guadalajara *||Tue 9:00 AM||669 km||415 miles||361 nm||NNE|
|Acapulco *||Tue 9:00 AM||706 km||438 miles||381 nm||ENE|
|Leon *||Tue 9:00 AM||810 km||503 miles||437 nm||NE|
|Aguascalientes *||Tue 9:00 AM||837 km||520 miles||452 nm||NNE|
|Mazatlan *||Tue 8:00 AM||871 km||542 miles||471 nm||N|
|Mexico City *||Tue 9:00 AM||889 km||552 miles||480 nm||ENE|
|San Luis Potosi *||Tue 9:00 AM||942 km||585 miles||509 nm||NE|
|Veracruz *||Tue 9:00 AM||1162 km||722 miles||628 nm||ENE|
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