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 Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 15:32:00 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: 19%
|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 Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 15:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.16 meters/second, 1602.6 km/hour, 995.8 miles/hour or 865.3 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' 30.7"||16.60 mi||west||0° 00' 11.2"||0.22 mi||south||16.60 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 47.2"||995.65 mi||west||0° 11' 17.9"||12.94 mi||south||995.95 mi|
|24 hours||11° 47' 23.6"||808.84 mi||east||4° 43' 41.7"||324.89 mi||south||874.78 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Acapulco *||Thu 10:32 AM||1223 km||760 miles||660 nm||NNE|
|Guadalajara *||Thu 10:32 AM||1495 km||929 miles||807 nm||N|
|Mexico City *||Thu 10:32 AM||1512 km||940 miles||816 nm||NNE|
|Leon *||Thu 10:32 AM||1588 km||987 miles||857 nm||NNE|
|Aguascalientes *||Thu 10:32 AM||1645 km||1022 miles||888 nm||NNE|
|Veracruz *||Thu 10:32 AM||1665 km||1035 miles||899 nm||NE|
|San Luis Potosi *||Thu 10:32 AM||1714 km||1065 miles||926 nm||NNE|
|Mazatlan *||Thu 9:32 AM||1758 km||1093 miles||949 nm||N|
|Guatemala||Thu 9:32 AM||1839 km||1143 miles||993 nm||ENE|
|Santa Ana||Thu 9:32 AM||1910 km||1187 miles||1031 nm||ENE|
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