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 Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 04:52:00 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: 86%
|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 Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 04:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.65 meters/second, 1510.7 km/hour, 938.7 miles/hour or 815.7 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' 30.7"||15.65 mi||west||0° 00' 00.0"||0.00 mi||north||15.65 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 45.2"||938.46 mi||west||0° 00' 00.9"||0.02 mi||south||938.47 mi|
|24 hours||11° 43' 10.1"||757.94 mi||east||0° 27' 09.2"||31.14 mi||south||759.70 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Hermosillo||Tue 9:52 PM||1138 km||707 miles||614 nm||NE|
|Mazatlan||Tue 9:52 PM||1193 km||741 miles||644 nm||ENE|
|Puerto Vallarta||Tue 10:52 PM||1297 km||806 miles||700 nm||E|
|Tijuana||Tue 8:52 PM||1300 km||808 miles||702 nm||N|
|San Diego||Tue 8:52 PM||1320 km||820 miles||713 nm||N|
|Mexicali||Tue 8:52 PM||1329 km||826 miles||717 nm||N|
|Tucson||Tue 9:52 PM||1429 km||888 miles||772 nm||NNE|
|Long Beach||Tue 8:52 PM||1438 km||893 miles||776 nm||N|
|Chihuahua||Tue 9:52 PM||1457 km||906 miles||787 nm||NE|
|Los Angeles||Tue 8:52 PM||1468 km||912 miles||792 nm||N|
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