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 14:24:00 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 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.13 meters/second, 1559.3 km/hour, 968.9 miles/hour or 841.9 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' 30.9"||16.15 mi||west||0° 00' 07.9"||0.15 mi||south||16.15 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 03.0"||968.66 mi||west||0° 07' 56.1"||9.09 mi||south||969.01 mi|
|24 hours||11° 34' 20.9"||772.21 mi||east||3° 31' 58.4"||242.87 mi||south||815.21 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Puerto Vallarta *||Tue 9:24 AM||939 km||584 miles||507 nm||NE|
|Mazatlan *||Tue 8:24 AM||1064 km||661 miles||574 nm||NNE|
|Guadalajara *||Tue 9:24 AM||1105 km||687 miles||597 nm||NE|
|Aguascalientes *||Tue 9:24 AM||1267 km||787 miles||684 nm||NE|
|Leon *||Tue 9:24 AM||1282 km||796 miles||692 nm||ENE|
|Acapulco *||Tue 9:24 AM||1318 km||819 miles||712 nm||E|
|San Luis Potosi *||Tue 9:24 AM||1401 km||870 miles||756 nm||NE|
|Mexico City *||Tue 9:24 AM||1456 km||905 miles||786 nm||ENE|
|Hermosillo||Tue 7:24 AM||1530 km||951 miles||826 nm||N|
|Veracruz *||Tue 9:24 AM||1753 km||1089 miles||946 nm||ENE|
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