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, January 1, 2013 at 09:56:00 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: 85%
|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 Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 09:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.34 meters/second, 1603.2 km/hour, 996.2 miles/hour or 865.7 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' 32.4"||16.60 mi||west||0° 00' 10.3"||0.20 mi||south||16.60 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 32.3"||996.07 mi||west||0° 10' 25.7"||11.94 mi||south||996.35 mi|
|24 hours||10° 59' 01.1"||752.34 mi||east||4° 20' 26.3"||298.27 mi||south||812.36 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Acapulco||Tue 3:56 AM||1073 km||667 miles||579 nm||NNE|
|Mexico City||Tue 3:56 AM||1368 km||850 miles||738 nm||NNE|
|Puerto Vallarta||Tue 3:56 AM||1399 km||869 miles||755 nm||N|
|Guadalajara||Tue 3:56 AM||1401 km||871 miles||756 nm||N|
|Leon||Tue 3:56 AM||1476 km||917 miles||797 nm||N|
|Veracruz||Tue 3:56 AM||1499 km||931 miles||809 nm||NNE|
|Aguascalientes||Tue 3:56 AM||1541 km||958 miles||832 nm||N|
|San Luis Potosi||Tue 3:56 AM||1597 km||992 miles||862 nm||NNE|
|Guatemala||Tue 3:56 AM||1643 km||1021 miles||887 nm||ENE|
|Mazatlan||Tue 2:56 AM||1701 km||1057 miles||919 nm||N|
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