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 7:34 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Monday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 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"||968.74 mi||west||0° 07' 56.1"||9.10 mi||south||969.09 mi|
|24 hours||11° 34' 20.9"||772.28 mi||east||3° 32' 00.4"||242.93 mi||south||815.29 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||962 km||598 miles||519 nm||NE|
|Mazatlan *||Tue 8:24 AM||1080 km||671 miles||583 nm||NE|
|Guadalajara *||Tue 9:24 AM||1130 km||702 miles||610 nm||ENE|
|Aguascalientes *||Tue 9:24 AM||1291 km||802 miles||697 nm||NE|
|Leon *||Tue 9:24 AM||1306 km||812 miles||705 nm||ENE|
|Acapulco *||Tue 9:24 AM||1347 km||837 miles||727 nm||E|
|San Luis Potosi *||Tue 9:24 AM||1425 km||885 miles||769 nm||NE|
|Mexico City *||Tue 9:24 AM||1484 km||922 miles||801 nm||ENE|
|Hermosillo||Tue 7:24 AM||1533 km||952 miles||828 nm||N|
|Veracruz *||Tue 9:24 AM||1781 km||1106 miles||961 nm||ENE|
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