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 00:36:00 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 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.49 meters/second, 1596.6 km/hour, 992.1 miles/hour or 862.1 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' 30.6"||991.99 mi||west||0° 09' 53.8"||11.34 mi||north||991.81 mi|
|24 hours||11° 00' 04.6"||750.49 mi||east||3° 41' 29.2"||253.75 mi||north||787.88 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Puerto Vallarta||Thu 6:36 PM||1432 km||890 miles||773 nm||NNE|
|Guadalajara||Thu 6:36 PM||1552 km||964 miles||838 nm||NE|
|Acapulco||Thu 6:36 PM||1553 km||965 miles||839 nm||ENE|
|Mazatlan||Thu 5:36 PM||1632 km||1014 miles||881 nm||NNE|
|Leon||Thu 6:36 PM||1706 km||1060 miles||921 nm||NE|
|Aguascalientes||Thu 6:36 PM||1723 km||1070 miles||930 nm||NE|
|Mexico City||Thu 6:36 PM||1779 km||1105 miles||961 nm||NE|
|San Luis Potosi||Thu 6:36 PM||1837 km||1142 miles||992 nm||NE|
|Veracruz||Thu 6:36 PM||2027 km||1260 miles||1095 nm||ENE|
|Hermosillo||Thu 5:36 PM||2163 km||1344 miles||1168 nm||N|
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