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 Monday, January 21, 2013 at 02:30:00 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: 70%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Friday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:39 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Monday, January 21, 2013 at 02:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.38 meters/second, 1531.4 km/hour, 951.5 miles/hour or 826.9 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' 31.5"||15.86 mi||west||0° 00' 04.6"||0.09 mi||north||15.86 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 33.5"||951.25 mi||west||0° 04' 38.4"||5.32 mi||north||951.05 mi|
|24 hours||11° 28' 04.6"||751.07 mi||east||1° 26' 59.8"||99.73 mi||north||754.38 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Manzanillo||Sun 8:30 PM||225 km||140 miles||122 nm||E|
|Puerto Vallarta||Sun 8:30 PM||237 km||147 miles||128 nm||NNE|
|Punta Mita||Sun 8:30 PM||239 km||149 miles||129 nm||NNE|
|Colima||Sun 8:30 PM||290 km||180 miles||157 nm||E|
|Tepic||Sun 7:30 PM||340 km||212 miles||184 nm||NNE|
|Guadalajara||Sun 8:30 PM||384 km||239 miles||207 nm||ENE|
|Mazatlan||Sun 7:30 PM||490 km||304 miles||264 nm||N|
|Aguascalientes||Sun 8:30 PM||549 km||341 miles||296 nm||NE|
|Leon||Sun 8:30 PM||561 km||349 miles||303 nm||ENE|
|Fresnillo||Sun 8:30 PM||611 km||379 miles||330 nm||NE|
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