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 Monday, December 31, 2012 at 10:20:00 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: 92%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Friday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Monday, December 31, 2012 at 10:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.97 meters/second, 1583.9 km/hour, 984.2 miles/hour or 855.2 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' 32.2"||16.40 mi||west||0° 00' 09.2"||0.18 mi||south||16.40 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 16.2"||984.02 mi||west||0° 09' 14.4"||10.58 mi||south||984.36 mi|
|24 hours||11° 01' 50.2"||746.67 mi||east||3° 56' 22.2"||270.76 mi||south||798.74 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mazatlan||Mon 3:20 AM||1957 km||1216 miles||1056 nm||NE|
|Guadalajara||Mon 4:20 AM||2082 km||1293 miles||1124 nm||ENE|
|Hermosillo||Mon 3:20 AM||2148 km||1335 miles||1160 nm||NNE|
|Aguascalientes||Mon 4:20 AM||2237 km||1390 miles||1208 nm||ENE|
|Acapulco||Mon 4:20 AM||2294 km||1426 miles||1239 nm||ENE|
|Tijuana||Mon 2:20 AM||2315 km||1438 miles||1250 nm||N|
|San Diego||Mon 2:20 AM||2333 km||1449 miles||1260 nm||N|
|Mexicali||Mon 2:20 AM||2357 km||1464 miles||1273 nm||NNE|
|Mexico City||Mon 4:20 AM||2445 km||1519 miles||1320 nm||ENE|
|Los Angeles||Mon 2:20 AM||2465 km||1532 miles||1331 nm||N|
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