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 10:23 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 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 445.33 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"||996.06 mi||west||0° 10' 25.7"||11.94 mi||south||996.35 mi|
|24 hours||10° 59' 01.0"||752.33 mi||east||4° 20' 25.5"||298.25 mi||south||812.34 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||1061 km||659 miles||573 nm||NNE|
|Mexico City||Tue 3:56 AM||1356 km||843 miles||732 nm||NNE|
|Guadalajara||Tue 3:56 AM||1399 km||870 miles||756 nm||N|
|Puerto Vallarta||Tue 3:56 AM||1401 km||871 miles||757 nm||N|
|Leon||Tue 3:56 AM||1471 km||914 miles||794 nm||N|
|Veracruz||Tue 3:56 AM||1482 km||921 miles||800 nm||NNE|
|Aguascalientes||Tue 3:56 AM||1538 km||955 miles||830 nm||N|
|San Luis Potosi||Tue 3:56 AM||1591 km||989 miles||859 nm||N|
|Guatemala||Tue 3:56 AM||1616 km||1004 miles||873 nm||ENE|
|Santa Ana||Tue 3:56 AM||1686 km||1048 miles||910 nm||ENE|
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