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 00:56:00 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: 41%
|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 Friday, January 18, 2013 at 00:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.42 meters/second, 1596.3 km/hour, 991.9 miles/hour or 861.9 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||16.53 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 30.6"||991.77 mi||west||0° 09' 52.7"||11.32 mi||north||991.59 mi|
|24 hours||11° 00' 06.0"||750.35 mi||east||3° 41' 01.9"||253.21 mi||north||787.56 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mazatlan||Thu 5:56 PM||1866 km||1159 miles||1007 nm||NE|
|Guadalajara||Thu 6:56 PM||1888 km||1173 miles||1020 nm||NE|
|Acapulco||Thu 6:56 PM||1991 km||1237 miles||1075 nm||ENE|
|Aguascalientes||Thu 6:56 PM||2055 km||1277 miles||1110 nm||NE|
|Mexico City||Thu 6:56 PM||2186 km||1358 miles||1180 nm||ENE|
|Hermosillo||Thu 5:56 PM||2237 km||1390 miles||1208 nm||NNE|
|Veracruz||Thu 6:56 PM||2457 km||1527 miles||1327 nm||ENE|
|Tijuana||Thu 4:56 PM||2538 km||1577 miles||1370 nm||N|
|Mexicali||Thu 4:56 PM||2553 km||1587 miles||1379 nm||N|
|San Diego||Thu 4:56 PM||2559 km||1590 miles||1382 nm||N|
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