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, January 17, 2013 at 23:34:00 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: 40%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Friday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Friday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 23:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.71 meters/second, 1597.4 km/hour, 992.6 miles/hour or 862.5 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"||16.54 mi||west||0° 00' 10.0"||0.19 mi||north||16.54 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 30.4"||992.42 mi||west||0° 09' 57.2"||11.40 mi||north||992.24 mi|
|24 hours||11° 00' 00.0"||750.73 mi||east||3° 42' 59.5"||255.45 mi||north||788.69 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Santa María Huatulco||Thu 5:34 PM||715 km||445 miles||386 nm||N|
|Oaxaca||Thu 5:34 PM||850 km||528 miles||459 nm||N|
|Escuintla||Thu 5:34 PM||859 km||534 miles||464 nm||NE|
|Acapulco||Thu 5:34 PM||889 km||552 miles||480 nm||NNW|
|Guatemala||Thu 5:34 PM||902 km||560 miles||487 nm||NE|
|Tuxtla Gutierrez||Thu 5:34 PM||912 km||567 miles||492 nm||NNE|
|Santa Ana||Thu 5:34 PM||948 km||589 miles||512 nm||ENE|
|San Salvador||Thu 5:34 PM||965 km||600 miles||521 nm||ENE|
|Veracruz||Thu 5:34 PM||1087 km||675 miles||587 nm||N|
|Mexico City||Thu 5:34 PM||1137 km||706 miles||614 nm||NNW|
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