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 Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 09:20:00 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: 96%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Friday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 09:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.26 meters/second, 1559.8 km/hour, 969.2 miles/hour or 842.2 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' 31.7"||16.15 mi||west||0° 00' 07.5"||0.14 mi||south||16.15 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 45.9"||968.98 mi||west||0° 07' 35.6"||8.70 mi||south||969.31 mi|
|24 hours||11° 11' 44.1"||746.70 mi||east||3° 21' 12.7"||230.55 mi||south||786.79 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Puerto Vallarta||Sun 3:20 AM||1424 km||885 miles||769 nm||ENE|
|Mazatlan||Sun 2:20 AM||1453 km||903 miles||784 nm||NE|
|Guadalajara||Sun 3:20 AM||1610 km||1000 miles||869 nm||ENE|
|Hermosillo||Sun 2:20 AM||1657 km||1030 miles||895 nm||NNE|
|Aguascalientes||Sun 3:20 AM||1757 km||1092 miles||949 nm||ENE|
|Leon||Sun 3:20 AM||1790 km||1112 miles||967 nm||ENE|
|Acapulco||Sun 3:20 AM||1889 km||1174 miles||1020 nm||E|
|San Luis Potosi||Sun 3:20 AM||1897 km||1179 miles||1024 nm||ENE|
|Tijuana||Sun 1:20 AM||1899 km||1180 miles||1025 nm||N|
|San Diego||Sun 1:20 AM||1919 km||1192 miles||1036 nm||N|
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