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 Friday, January 18, 2013 at 00:24:00 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: 41%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Friday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Friday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.53 meters/second, 1596.7 km/hour, 992.2 miles/hour or 862.2 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' 32.4"||16.53 mi||west||0° 00' 09.8"||0.19 mi||north||16.54 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 30.5"||992.01 mi||west||0° 09' 54.3"||11.35 mi||north||991.84 mi|
|24 hours||11° 00' 03.5"||750.49 mi||east||3° 41' 46.3"||254.06 mi||north||787.99 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Acapulco||Thu 6:24 PM||1297 km||806 miles||700 nm||NE|
|Puerto Vallarta||Thu 6:24 PM||1301 km||808 miles||702 nm||NNE|
|Guadalajara||Thu 6:24 PM||1387 km||862 miles||749 nm||NNE|
|Leon||Thu 6:24 PM||1523 km||946 miles||822 nm||NNE|
|Mazatlan||Thu 5:24 PM||1546 km||960 miles||835 nm||N|
|Mexico City||Thu 6:24 PM||1547 km||961 miles||835 nm||NE|
|Aguascalientes||Thu 6:24 PM||1555 km||966 miles||839 nm||NNE|
|San Luis Potosi||Thu 6:24 PM||1655 km||1028 miles||894 nm||NNE|
|Veracruz||Thu 6:24 PM||1771 km||1100 miles||956 nm||NE|
|Guatemala||Thu 6:24 PM||2116 km||1315 miles||1142 nm||ENE|
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