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 Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 14:28:00 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: 28%
|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 Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 14:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.60 meters/second, 1582.6 km/hour, 983.4 miles/hour or 854.5 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' 31.1"||16.39 mi||west||0° 00' 09.7"||0.19 mi||south||16.39 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 03.2"||983.18 mi||west||0° 09' 45.7"||11.18 mi||south||983.53 mi|
|24 hours||11° 36' 56.7"||786.69 mi||east||4° 12' 07.1"||288.79 mi||south||842.96 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Acapulco *||Wed 9:28 AM||600 km||373 miles||324 nm||NNE|
|Santa María Huatulco *||Wed 9:28 AM||746 km||464 miles||403 nm||NE|
|Oaxaca *||Wed 9:28 AM||805 km||500 miles||434 nm||NE|
|Mexico City *||Wed 9:28 AM||897 km||557 miles||484 nm||NNE|
|Guadalajara *||Wed 9:28 AM||1000 km||622 miles||540 nm||N|
|Veracruz *||Wed 9:28 AM||1022 km||635 miles||552 nm||NE|
|Leon *||Wed 9:28 AM||1042 km||648 miles||563 nm||N|
|Puerto Vallarta *||Wed 9:28 AM||1046 km||650 miles||565 nm||NNW|
|Aguascalientes *||Wed 9:28 AM||1119 km||695 miles||604 nm||N|
|San Luis Potosi *||Wed 9:28 AM||1155 km||718 miles||624 nm||N|
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